Quotation by James Boswell

How easily and cleverly do I write just now! I am really pleased with myself; words come skipping to me like lambs upon Moffat Hill; and I turn my periods smoothly and imperceptibly like a skilful wheelwright turning tops in a turning-loom. There's fancy! There's simile!
James Boswell (1740–1795), Scottish author. London Journal, journal, February 9, 1763, p. 187, McGraw-Hill (1950).
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