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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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Leigh's new pocket road-book of Scotland

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1829
...and grandeur. It was respecting lona that Dr. Johnson wrote the following celebrated passage : — " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of i lie Caledonian regions ; whence savage clans and roving barbarians denved the benefit of knowledge,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Bände 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...from censure or from praise, Inflections on Lamling at lona. — From t?M 'Journey to tlie Isles.' der r } + tho Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge...
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Band 1

William Jones - 1831
...scholar will call to recollection the following remarks on this topic by our great British moralist:— " 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...
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The Scottish Tourist and Itinerary; Or, A Guide to the Scenery and ...

Scottish Tourist - 1831 - 432 Seiten
...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...
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Oxford: A Poem,

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 249 Seiten
...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...
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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1831
...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...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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...
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The Scottish tourist, and itinerary; or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - 1832 - 432 Seiten
...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...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1832
...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....
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The History and Antiquities of the Castle and Town of Arundel ..., Band 1

Mark Aloysius Tierney - 1834 - 772 Seiten
...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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