These, however, are deficiencies in story, for which no man is now to be censured. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately inspected, and justly represented; but such is the laxity of Highland conversation, that the... The works of Samuel Johnson - Stran 45avtor: Samuel Johnson - 1818Celotni ogled
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...unskilfully related'. If oral testimonies could be tested for accuracy more faith could be placed in them, 'but such is the laxity of Highland conversation,...intellectual retrogradation, knows less as he hears more' (Journey, 41). Written learning is another matter entirely, Johnson believed, for it does not vary...