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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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An Account of the Principal Pleasure Tours in Scotland: With a Copious ...

1821 - 174 oldal
...of Fingal, — the perilous whirlpools of Corry vreckan,— or that once famous and holy island, " whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." The city of PERTH, besides the attractions which its own rich and beautiful environs possess, is the...

Sketches of the character, manners, and present state of the ..., 1. kötet

David Stewart - 1822 - 552 oldal
...the associations naturally arising from the sight of this celebrated spot. " We were now," says he, " treading that illustrious island, which was once the...whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefit of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...

Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., 1. kötet

David Stewart - 1822 - 658 oldal
...the Kinge tolde forth in English*, to the people, what it was he said or niccnt." Fol. 22G. VOL. I. B of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefit of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...

Political tracts

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823 - 590 oldal
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The Gentleman's Magazine, 93. kötet,1. rész

1823
...p. 5Q4, is a small but celebrated island, and was, as Dr. Johnson expresses it, " once the lumirutry of the Caledonian Regions, whence savage clans and...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of Religion." ]n this Island, and in this most celebrated seat of Religion, was the learned St. Cuthbert educated...

Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., 11. kötet

1823
...bat celebrated 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 name lona is derived from a Hebrew word signifying a dove, in allusion to his patron Columba, who...

The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of ...

William Otter - 1824 - 670 oldal
...mind, and the moment we landed, no less than three of us broke forth in the following words : — * We were now treading that illustrious island, which...luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clansand roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract...

The natural and artificial wonders of the United Kingdom, by J ..., 3. kötet

sir Richard Phillips - 1825 - 408 oldal
...celebrated 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." .- ~ It is three miles long, and from half a mile to a mile broad. On the east side it is flat ; in...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 416 oldal
...uncandid in Blair, even supposing his criticism to have been just, to have preserved it. — BOSWELL. i "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...

Broadstone of Honor

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1826 - 330 oldal
...and abused by quotation, still continues to be one of the most affecting in our literature : — " 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...




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