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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
szerző: Samuel Johnson - 1825
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The General Biographical Dictionary, 10. kötet

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 538 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 Ginguene Hist. Litt. <!' Italic, Yol. III. ch. 17.— Shepherd's. Life of Pogfio.—...

Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, 1. kötet

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 senses ; whatever...

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

Rev. Joseph Robertson - 1814 - 280 oldal
...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...

The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, 8. kötet

1845 - 752 oldal
...important events. " To abstract the mind," says Dr. Johnson, in a passage which has been often quoted, " from all local emotion would be impossible if it were...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Far from me, imd far from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved,...

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

John Aikin - 1814 - 196 oldal
...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, 3. kötet

1817 - 436 oldal
...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 - 660 oldal
...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...

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

Edward Daniel Clarke - 1816 - 570 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 foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever...

The Christian Herald, 5. kötet

1818 - 488 oldal
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., 2. kötet

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 524 oldal
...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,, IS and would be foolish, -if it ' were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our 11 senses,...




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