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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... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: A journey to the western islands of ... - 144. oldal
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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached ..., 1. kötet

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 486 oldal
...dignified by one of the most splendid passages in his writings b. • See All Souls, p. 189. '• " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were passible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant,...

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

1811 - 1052 oldal
...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;...

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

Francis Hardy - 1812 - 448 oldal
...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...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible." So says Johnson, in that truly eloquent passage, (one of the best, perhaps, he ever wrote) and which...

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

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...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible." So says Johnson, in that truly eloquent passage, (one of the best, perhaps, he ever wrote) and which...

The Gentleman's Magazine, 82. kötet,1. rész;111. kötet

1812
...conviction, — •' To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would 1812.] Review of New Publications. be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be...foolish, if it were possible ; whatever withdraws tit from the power of our senses, whatever makes the pasl, the distant, or the future predominate over...

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

Henry Kett - 1812 - 504 oldal
...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 ..., 1. kötet

Francis Hardy - 1812 - 446 oldal
...in composition, are surely to he laughed at. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would he impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible." So says Johnson, in that truly eloquent passage, (one of the best, perhaps, he ever .wrote) and which...

The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 484 oldal
...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 oldal
...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:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 536 oldal
...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....




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