"As he narrated the pariculars of that ill-advised but brave attempt, I could not refrain from tears.
There is a certain association of ideas in my mind upon that subject, by which I am strongly affected. The very Highland names, or the sound of a bagpipe, will stir my blood and fill me with a mixture of melancholy and respect for courage....with a crowd of sensations with which sober rationality has nothing to do"
Boswell


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