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September 21. Description of Dunvegan. Lord Lovat's Pyramid.
Ride to Ulinish. Phipps's Voyage to the North Pole.
Swift's Lord Orrery. Defects as well as virtues the proper
September 24. French hunting. Young Col. Dr. Birch, Dr. Percy.
Lord Hailes. Historical impartiality. Whiggism unbecom-
ing in a clergyman.
September 26. Morning review of last night's intemperance. Old
Kingsburgh's Jacobite song. Lady Margaret Macdonald
ent times. Self-deception.
good-humoured gaiety with a Highland lady.
threshing and thatching. Dangerous to increase the price
of labour. Arrive at Ostig. Dr. M‘Pherson's Latin poetry.
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
Dictionary. Attacks on authours useful to them. Return to
Old manners of great families in Wales. German
story of the people of St. Kilda.
storm. Driven into Col.
Dr. Johnson's mode of living in the Temple. His
cations and histories.
Reverend Mr. Hector Maclean. Bayle. Leibnitz and Clarke.
son's power of ridicule.
October 9. Dr. Johnson's avidity for a variety of books. Improbabil-
ity of a Highland tradition. Dr. Johnson's delicacy of feeling.
Return to Mr. M‘Sweyn's. Other superstitions be-
with coarse manners. His peculiar habits.
October 15. Erse poetry. Danger of a knowledge of musick. The
Religion and literary attainments not to be described
their progress. Spence.
oak walking-stick in the Hebrides. Arrive at Mr. M'Quar-
Arrive at Inchkenneth. Sir Allen Maclean and his
October 21. Pulteney. Pitt. Walpole. Mr. Wilkes. English and
Jewish history compared. Scotland composed of stone and
buy. Description of the laird.
rejected. Lochbuy's war-saddle. Sail to Oban.
Archibald Duke of Argyle. Arrive at Inverary. Dr. John-
from the author to Mr. Garrick. Mr. Garrick's answer.
The authour's visit to the castle of Inverary. Perverse oppo-
sition to the influence of Peers in Ayrshire.
October 30. Dinner at the Earl of Loudoun's. Character of that
nobleman. Arrive at Treesbank.
donald. Countess of Eglintoune. Alexander Earl of Eglin.
leck. His idea of Dr. Johnson.