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" WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion... "
A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ... - Sivu 51
tekijä(t) Maude Gillette Phillips - 1885 - 1150 sivua
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Nide 2

James Boswell - 1807
...circumstances connected with lona. And, Sir, as to metaphorical expression, that is a great ex<• " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from I all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible....

Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1808
...The passage relates to his first landing at Icolmbkill, the antient seat of religion and learning. "We were now treading that illustrious island, which...all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Nide 2

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island. which was once the luminary of the Caledoni.in fregions, whence savage clans and roving barba. rians derived the benefits of knowledge,...

The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 414 sivua
...shall quote his words, as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which...abstract the mind from all local emotion would be T t impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws...

Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield: Earl of ...

Francis Hardy - 1810 - 443 sivua
...a paucity of ideas, than affectation and false taste in composition, are surely to be laughed at. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible." So says Johnson, in that truly eloquent passage,...

Works, Nide 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. , We were now treading that illustrious island, which...all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of ...

James MacDonald (A.M.), Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 1811 - 824 sivua
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Nide 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...Our boat could not be forced very near the diy ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...




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