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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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Curiosities of Literature

Bolton Corney - 1838 - 276 oldal
...garden, for a walk in it ;" — I. D'IsRAELI.1 Johnson remarks, in very characteristic phrase, that to " abstract the mind from all local emotion would...were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible."2 The charm of such associations is indeed extensively felt ; and perhaps no lover of literature...

Curiosities of Literature, by I. D'Israeli ... illustrated by Bolton Corney ...

Bolton CORNEY - 1838 - 256 oldal
...garden, for a walk in it ,•"-— I. D'ISRAELI.1 Johnson remarks, in very characteristic phrase, that to " abstract the mind from all local emotion would...were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible."2 The charm of such associations is indeed extensively felt; and perhaps no lover of literature...

Curiosities of Literature by L. D'Israeli ...

Bolton Corney - 1838 - 256 oldal
...garden, for a walk in it ;" — I. D'ISRAEH.1 Johnson remarks, in very characteristic phrase, that to " abstract the mind from all local emotion would...were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible."2 The charm of such associations is indeed extensively felt; and perhaps no lover of literature...

Curiosities of Literature, by I. Disraeli

Bolton Corney - 1838 - 274 oldal
...garden, for a walk in it ;" — I. D'ISRAELI.1 Johnson remarks, in very characteristic phrase, that to " abstract the mind from all local emotion would...were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible."2 The charm of such associations is indeed extensively felt; and perhaps no lover of literature...

Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, 1. kötet

William Jones - 1838 - 568 oldal
...will call to -recollection the following remark* on this topic by our great British moralist :— " We were now treading that illustrious island which...luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans nml roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract...

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: Second Series, Containing The Lay of ...

Walter Scott - 1838 - 512 oldal
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The Scottish Tourist, and Itinerary: Being a Guide to the Scenery and ...

1838 - 730 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 clans and roving barbarians de* Mr. Daniell's splendid work, " A Voyage Round the Coast of Great Britain," contains several excellent...

The American Quarterly Register, 11-12. kötet

1839
...ruins which he discovered. After a landing had been with difficulty effected, the doctor proceeds : " We were now treading that illustrious island, which...all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavored ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...

Essays for Sunday Reading

John Caird - 1906 - 245 oldal
...wellknown words of the great moralist when visiting our own country : " We were now treading," he writes, " that illustrious island which was once the luminary...emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and foolish if it were possible. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as would conduct...

Melandra Castle: Being the Report of the Manchester and District Branch of ...

Classical Association (Great Britain). Manchester and district branch - 1906 - 167 oldal
...experiences the same feelings which prompted Dr. Johnson's famous rapture about his visit to lona : "To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances...




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