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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 London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Osa 2,Nide 19

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...hishop's house. Such is the present state of that illustrious island, ' which was once the seminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion.' At Sandwich, in Ross-shire, is a curious obelisk, but of a more recent date than those abovementioned....

The Life and Services of Captain Philip Beaver, Late of His Majesty's Ship Nisus

William Henry Smyth - 1829 - 340 sivua
...the General had requested of me. Early associations of ideas are stubborn companions ; Johnson says, to abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible ; and I confess that while we were nearing Cape...

Leigh's new pocket road-book of Scotland

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1829
...and grandeur. It was respecting lona that Dr. Johnson wrote the following celebrated passage : — " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of i lie Caledonian regions ; whence savage clans and roving barbarians denved the benefit of knowledge,...

The Gentleman's Magazine, Nide 148

1830
...apostrophising language, on landing on the island of lona, the cemetery of the Kings of Scotland. " 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 Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M.: Of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1830 - 371 sivua
...barbarians derived the benefit of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind fronj all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavored, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future...

Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Niteet 3–4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...from censure or from praise, Inflections on Lamling at lona. — From t?M 'Journey to tlie Isles.' der r } + tho Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to ..., Nide 3

James Boswell - 1831
...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...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 life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the ..., Nide 3

James Boswell - 1831
...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...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...

Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Nide 1

William Jones - 1831
...scholar will call to recollection the following remarks on this topic by our great British moralist:— " We were now treading that illustrious island which...To abstract the mind from all local emotion would he impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws...

The Scottish Tourist and Itinerary; Or, A Guide to the Scenery and ...

Scottish Tourist - 1831 - 432 sivua
...Waves." This small, but celebrated island, " was once," to use the memorable words of Dr Johnson, " the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." Before the introduction of Christianity, it is said there was a druidical establishment upon the island...




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