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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 Gentleman's Magazine, 101. kötet,2. rész;150. kötet

1831 - 746 oldal
...Urban, has alluded to visits of such a nature, in language as immortal as the sentiment it expresses. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...

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

Scottish Tourist - 1831 - 480 oldal
...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...

Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and Switzerland ...

Jacob Green - 1831 - 264 oldal
...machinery to effect them, which are peculiar to this place; but to attempt to describe them, would for me " be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible." The wonderful mechanical genius of Sir Richard Arkwright is here every where displayed, and he is one...

Oxford: A Poem

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 338 oldal
...own time, remain as he left them. On entering them, who does not remember his own grand sentence ? " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible ! Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 282 oldal
...own time, remain as he left them. On entering them, who does not remember his own grand sentence ? " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible ! Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832 - 428 oldal
...MEMBER.* RULE Til.— The penultimate member of a sentence requires the rising inflection. EXAMPLES. 1. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...benefits of knowledge', and the blessings of religion. 2. Mahomet was a native of Mecca, a city of that division of Arabia, which, for the luxury of its soil...

The Scottish tourist, and itinerary; or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - 1832 - 432 oldal
...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...

The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1832 - 406 oldal
...the southern extremity of Mull, lies the famous lona — " once," in the language of Dr. Johnson, " the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The name lona is merely the Celtic term I-thona, (the th not pronounced,) signifying the Isle of Waves....

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: The lord of the isles

Sir Walter Scott - 1833 - 398 oldal
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The History and Antiquities of the Castle and Town of Arundel ..., 1. kötet

Mark Aloysius Tierney - 1834 - 382 oldal
...unconnected with the present subject. " We were now," he says, " treading that illustrious " island (lona) which was once the luminary of the " Caledonian regions,...all " local emotion would be impossible, if it were endea" voured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of...




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