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" I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild prospects ; and Lapland is remarkable for prodigious noble wild prospects. But, Sir, let me tell you the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to... "
Lives of Scottish Poets - Seite 131
von Joseph Robertson, Society of Ancient Scots, London - 1822 - 378 Seiten
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Worthies of the world, a series of historical and critical sketches, ed. by ...

Henry William Dulcken - 1880
...tremendous Johnson came swooping down upon him with his satirical lance in rest. " I believe, sir. you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild...sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England." "An unexpected and pointed sally,"...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - 1882 - 610 Seiten
...wild prospects. Johnson thereupon "tossed him," as Boswell called it, as follows : " I believe, sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild...sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the highroad that leads him to England ! " Lord Eldon's answer to Boswell, who...
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Doctor Johnson: His Life, Works & Table Talk

James Macaulay - 1884 - 156 Seiten
...safe in saying that Scotland had a great many noble, wild prospects. " I believe, sir," said Johnson, "you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble, wild...sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman can see is the high road that leads him to England," a sally which set all the company in...
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The Enchiridion of Wit: The Best Specimens of English Conversational Wit

Enchiridion - 1884 - 279 Seiten
...country, which, he remarked, had a great many noble, wild prospects. " I believe, sir," said Johnson, "you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble, wild...sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high-road that leads him to England." Signs of the Times. Somebody, lamenting...
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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 Seiten
...that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. Upon this descended JOHNSON : "I believe, sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild...sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England." Johnson said he had lately been a...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a ..., Band 1

James Boswell - 1884 - 2221 Seiten
...; for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. " I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild...Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England ! " This unexpected and pointed sally...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Band 10

Manchester Literary Club - 1884
...that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects, will perhaps bear repetition : " I believe, sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild...prospects. But, sir, let me tell you the noblest prospect a Scotchman ever sees is the highroad that leads him to England." He lost no opportunity of exercising...
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Lights of Two Centuries

Edward Everett Hale - 1887 - 603 Seiten
...Ogilvie observed that Scotland had a great many noble, wild prospects. "I believe, sir," said Johnson, "you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble, wild...sir, let me tell you the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high-road which leads him to England." Speaking of a certain friend, Johnson...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1888 - 323 Seiten
...safe ; for he observed that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. " I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild...Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England ! " ' Boswell's Life ofJohnson,...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 323 Seiten
...safe; for he observed that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. " I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild...But Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which 256 a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England ! " ' Bosweii-s Life of j<,/uum,...
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