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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. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides - Seite 32
von James Boswell - 1831
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 460 Seiten
...whether we should be able to effect our purpose. To have seen it, even alone, would have given me great satisfaction ; but the venerable scene was rendered...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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The General Biographical Dictionary, Band 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...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.—...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1813
...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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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Band 1

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

Rev. Joseph Robertson - 1814 - 539 Seiten
...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...
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A View of the Life, Travels, and Philanthropic Labours of the Late John ...

John Aikin - 1814 - 180 Seiten
...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...
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The New evangelical magazine and theological review, Band 3

1817
...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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 Seiten
...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...
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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: Russia, Tartary ...

Edward Daniel Clarke - 1816
...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...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Teil 1

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 Seiten
...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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