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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 geography of the British Isles, Band 2

Mary Martha Rodwell - 1834
...the world. The island of Icolmkill lies off the south-west point of Mull : this has been termed " the illustrious island, which was once the luminary of...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." It was in the sixth century the place where Columba, an Irish saint, first propagated the Christian...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1834
...records the emotions excited in his breast, by the prospect of lona, affords unquestionable proof. " We were now treading that illustrious island, which...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits »f knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Band 2

William Cowper - 1836
...Johnson's celebrated allusion to this subject, that we close our remarks by inserting the passage. — ":We were now treading that illustrious island, which...luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage dans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Band 1

Great Britain. [Appendix. - Miscellaneous.], Samuel A. Dunham - 1836
...these islands. Well, therefore, might Dr. Johnson term lona " the luminary of the Caledonian region, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The fact is more extensively true than that great writer himself expected, for he was not profoundly...
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Tourist's Guide Through Scotland: Upon a New and Improved Plan

1837
...of the finest in the English language, and spirit-stirring to those visiting the spot — " We are now treading that illustrious island, which was once...roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1848
...no question that lona deserves the eloquent compliment bestowed upon it hy Dr. Johnson, of being " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." But there is also truth in what another elegant writer, Doctor Macculloeh, says — that the descriptions...
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Description of the banquet given in honour of ... sir Robert Peel ... on his ...

James Cleland - 1837 - 40 Seiten
...from the summits of Ben Nevis and Ben Lomond— I have visited the " illustrious island from which savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." (Cheers.) Yes, amid the ruins of lona " I have learned to abjure that frigid philosophy which would...
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Parallel Universal History: Being an Outline of the History and Biography of ...

Philip Alexander Prince - 1838 - 654 Seiten
...was after a visit to this spot in the eighteenth century that Dr. Johnson thus eloquently wrote : ' We were now treading that illustrious island, which...barbarians derived the Benefits of knowledge, and the blessngs of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be mpossible if it were endeavoured,...
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A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans, Band 1

James Browne - 1838 - 447 Seiten
...great and inflexible moralist, thus describes the emotions he felt on visiting this celebrated spot : " We were now treading that illustrious island, which...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...
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Band 1

William Jones - 1838
...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...
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