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October 20. Sketch of the ruins at Icolmkill. Influence of so-
lemn scenes of piety. Feudal authority in the extreme. Re-
October 24. Specimen of Ogden on Prayer. Hervey's Medite-
November 1. Rules for the distribution of charity. Castle of
Dundonald. Countess of Eglintoune. Alexander Earl of
November 2. Arrive at Auchinleck. Character of Lord Auchin-
leck. His idea of Dr. Johnson.
November 3. Dr. Johnson's sentiments concerning the Highlands.
Mr. Harris of Salisbury.
November 4. Auchinleck. Cattle without horns. Composure of
Vovember 6. Lord Auchinleck and Dr. Johnson in collision. ib.
. November 7. Dr. Johnson's uniform piety. His dislike of pres-
November 8. Arrive at Hamilton
November 9. The Duke of Hamilton's house. Arrive at Edin-
Vovember 10. Lord Elibank. Difference in political principles
increased by opposition. Edinburgh Castle. Fingal. Eng.
SUMMARY ACCOUNT of the manner in which Dr. Johnson spent
HE WAS OF AN ADMIRABLE PREGNANCY OF WIT, AND THAT