On this day in 1773, the famous 18th century author, poet, dictionary compiler and 'man of letters', Samuel Johnson, set off from Edinburgh on a tour of the west of Scotland. Discover what he found by reading one of the most famous 18th century travel books, his A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland online.
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“I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom” Thomas Carlyle