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I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. (James Boswell) #quotes #quote #quotations #JamesBoswell

The Journals of James Boswell: 1762-1795 by James Boswell

The “new” Auchinleck House, built in 1760 by the 8th Laird of Auchinleck, Alexander Boswell, was later passed on to his son, James Boswell, the biographer of the poet, Samuel Johnson. Together, Boswell and Johnson visited the house in 1773 on their way back from their journey to the Hebrides. (Photo courtesy of Auchinleck House. Used with permission.)


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Samuel Johnson and James Boswell at the Club in London

James Boswell, Great Portland Street, London, W1

Holiday at Auchinleck House, Ochiltree, Ayrshire || Once diarist James Boswell’s family seat, this grand 18th-century country house has its own grounds, river, ice-house and grotto. The large dining room and its elaborate plasterwork makes any meal special while the library lends itself to conversation and contemplation, just as it did for James Boswell and Dr Johnson. Sleeps 13.