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L AND O’CA K E S.
“ Land of brown heath and shaggy, wood;
Land of the mountain and the food,
THE NEW YORK :
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850,
BY GOULD & LINCOLN, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
EDWARD 0. JENKINS, PRINTER,
114 Nassau street, New York.
“ BLESSED is he that expecteth nothing, for he shall not be disappointed,” is the language of that sublime moralist, Sancho Panza ; and if the expectations of the reader are as moderate as those of the writer, he will certainly be blessed.
Authorship being a profession to which the writer makes no pretensions, having a calling that is perhaps as useful, and certainly more profitable, he hopes, there....' fore, that no one will take the trouble to criticise an un-:-pretending trifle, put forth, not with đáý åspirations of a literary kind, but simply at the suggestion of a few , friends, and mainly for their gratification: 2:5,"
Perhaps an apology may be necessary for embodying in a work professing to be about Scotland, chapters on London, Paris, and Dublin ; but the reader will soon per-" ceive that this is the record of a pleasant journey, in