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" A Scotchman must be a very sturdy moralist, who does not love Scotland better than truth: he will always love it better than inquiry; and if falsehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ... - Page 460
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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Scotish [sic] Song

Joseph Ritson - Songs, Scots - 1714
...found. fociety. Dr. Johnfon, indeed, is of opinion that " a Scotchman muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not love Scotland better than truth ; he will always love it," he fays, " better than inquiry : and, if falfehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1775
...feduced by their Jondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchman nrjit be a very fturdy moralil}, who does not love Scotland better than truth; he will always love it better than inquiry ; and if fa'fehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to de-left it. Neither ought...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 268 pages
...feduced by their fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchman muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not love Scotland better than truth : he will always love it better than inquiry ; and if falfehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to dete& it. Neither ought...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 384 pages
...their fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchman muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does j not love Scotland better than truth; he will always love it better than inquiry : and if falfehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it. Neither ought...
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Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: Which are Contained ...

Donald MacNicol - Scotland - 1779 - 371 pages
...fed need by their fondnefs for their fuppofed anccftors. A Scotchman muft be a very 'fturdy moralift, who does not love Scotland better than truth ; he will always love it better than inquiry ; and, if falfehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to deted it." As an impofture...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...time (ante, ii. 356) returns to Johnson's assertion that 'a Scotchman must be a very sturdy moralist who does not love Scotland better than truth ; he will always love it better than inquiry.' Works, ix. 1 16. 1 See ante, p. 44. ' A protest may be entered on the part of most Scotsmen...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftprs. A Scotchman muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not Jove Scotland better than truth , he will always love it...influenced by Scotch authority ; for of the paft and prefent ftate of the whole Earfe nation, the Lowlanders are at leaft as ignorant as ourfelves. To be...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1787 - 602 pages
...feduced by their ' * fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchf man muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not * love Scotland better than truth ; he will always ' love it better than inquiry : and, if falfhood flatters f his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it.' * Neither...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...feduced by their * fbndnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotch* man muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not * love Scotland better than truth; he will always ' love it better than inquiry : and, if falfhood flatters * his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it. c Neither...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...feduced by their ' fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchc man muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not * love Scotland better than truth ; he will always ' love it better thar inquiry: and, if falfhood flatters ' his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it, * Neither...
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