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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. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Página 20
por James Boswell - 1831
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - 1801 - 359 páginas
...Islands ;—describing his emotions on visiting the famous island of lona, or Colombkill, he says—" We •were now treading that illustrious island which...barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible if it were...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...now treading that illustrious island, which was onee the luminary of the Caledonian regions, where savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessingsof religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...now treading that illustrious island, which was onee the luminary of the Caledonian regions, where savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessingsof religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured...
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Picture of Edinburgh

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1806 - 504 páginas
...that farfamed. island, " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions," as Dr. Johnson expresses it, " whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The disciples of St. Columbus, who were called Culdees, were a regular clergy, differing from the church...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 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....
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 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,...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 414 páginas
...given me great satisfaction ; but the venerable scene was rendered much more pleasing by the company of my great and pious friend, who was no less affected...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...
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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 •" of our senses;...
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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....
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 460 páginas
...given me great satisfaction ; but the venerable scene was rendered much more pleasing by the company of my great and pious friend, who was no less affected...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...
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