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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 New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1811
...the tomb of Howard. It may be supposed we did not halt with indifference to view the hallowed spot. " To abstract the " mind from all local emotion " would be impossible if it were ," endeavoured, and it would be " fooliih if it were possible. What" everwithdiaws us from die power...

Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - 1812
...usual strength of observation by Johnson, in his Tour to the Hebrides. " At last we came to Icolmkill. We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, where savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion....

Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfeild: Earl ..., Nide 1

Francis Hardy - 1812
...a paucity of ideas, than affectation and false taste in composition, are surely to he 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,...

Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl ..., Nide 1

Francis Hardy - 1812
...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,...

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

James Boswell - 1813 - 460 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...blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...

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

James Boswell - 1813 - 460 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...blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...

The General Biographical Dictionary, Nide 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...great many eminent men ; but such are the ravages of time and the revolutions of society, that this island, which was once " the luminary of the Caledonian...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," had, when Dr. 1 Ginguene Hist. Litt. <!' Italic, Yol. III. ch. 17.— Shepherd's. Life of Pogfio.—...

The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1813
...great many eminent men ; but such are the ravages of time and the revolutions of society, that this island, which was once " the -luminary of the Caledonian...benefits, of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," had, when Dr. 1 Ginguone Hist. Lilt, d'ltalie, rol. III. ch. 17.— Shepherd's Life of Pogfio.— Bibl....

Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Nide 1

Edward Daniel Clarke - 1813
...tomb of Howard. It may be supposed we did not halt with indifference to view 'the hallowed spot. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

The Traveller's Guide Through Scotland, and Its Islands, Nide 2

Rev. Joseph Robertson - 1814 - 539 sivua
...There is only one village upon it, consisting of about 60 mean houses. This island, says Dr Johnson, " was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." lona, in Hebrew, signifies a dove, in allusion to St Columba, who landed here in 565. After his death...




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