chapter  45
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Anonymous, Remarks on a Voyage to the Hebrides, 1775

SIR, It cannot be denied, that he who publishes his speculations to the world, submits them to the animadversion of every reader; the following observations therefore on your Tour to the Hebrides, need little apology; that work containing remarks sufficient to move passions less irritable than those which commonly warm a Scotchman’s breast; and the world will not be surprized to find, that he who is said to ‘prefer his country to truth.’1 should prefer it also to prejudice, and to you.