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... after the rising of the House of Lords , where a branch of the litigation
concerning the Douglas Estate , in which I was one of the counsel , was to come
on . I brought with me Mr. Murray , Solicitor - General of Scotland , now one of the
Would it not rather weaken the right of primogeniture , or any other old and
universally - acknowledged right , should the legislature pass an act in favour of it
. In my “ Letter to the People of Scotland , against diminishing the number of the ...
He mnentioned that he had been forty years absent from Scotland , " Ah , Boswell
! ( said Johnson , smiling , ) what would you give to be forty years from Scotland ?
” I said , " I should not like to be so long absent from the seat of my ancestors .
... where Mr. John Home was his successor ; so that it may truly be called classick
ground . His son , who is of the same name , and a man eminent for talents and
learning , is now , with universal approbation , Solicitor - general of Scotland .
-Why , it was so bad , that Boswell wished to be in Scotland ! " After Dr. Johnson's
return to London , I was several times with him at his house , where I occasionally
slept , in the room that had been assigned for me . I dined with him at Dr.
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