He rapidly acquired a considerable practice, his fee books shewing that for the first three years he charged fees in 1185 cases.
Faraday, can you remember me shewing you a rather splendid 108 carat diamond my father obtained from Dan Eliason?
shewing who he is, and where his seat is.
Jamieson's name stands at the head of a tolerably long list of works in the Bibliotheca britannica; but by far his most important book is the laborious and erudite compilation, best described by its own title-page: An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language; illustrating the words in their different significations by examples from Ancient and Modern Writers; shewing their Affinity to those of other Languages, and especially the Northern; explaining many terms which though now obsolete in England were formerly common to both countries; and elucidating National Rites, Customs and Institutions in their Analogy to those of other nations; to which is prefixed a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language.
And John the Baptist was in the deserts " until the day of his shewing unto Israel ".