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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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A View of the Life, Travels, and Philanthropic Labours of the Late John ...

John Aikin - 1814 - 180 sivua
...tomb ef Howard. It may be supposed we did not halt with indifference to vie« the hallowed spot. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavourOed, and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of...

The New evangelical magazine and theological review, Nide 3

1817
...treading that illustrions Island which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence lavage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." We need no <]uote more of the passage ; the reader who needs to have it recited to him, is to be pitied...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 sivua
...eloquent passages Which dwell on the memory, the reflection that introduces the account of Icobnkilt, " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barharians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," is remarkable for its...

The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Nide 3

James Boswell - 1816
...upon landing at Icolmkill : 6 but his own style being exceedingly dry and hard, he disapproved of ' " 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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Nide 8

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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...

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 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...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...

Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: Russia, Tartary ...

Edward Daniel Clarke - 1816
...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 foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...John son, in one of the most celebrated passages of his writings, thus eloquently expresses himself: " To abstract the mind 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...

The works of Samuel Johnson, Nide 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...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...

Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Nide 1

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 sivua
...Johnson, in one of the most celebrated passages of his writings, thus eloquently expresses himself: " To abstract the mind 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...




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