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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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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland: With an Accurate Travelling Map ...

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1842 - 500 Seiten
...well-known passage records the emotions excited in the breast of Dr. Johnson by the prospect of lona. " We were now treading that illustrious island which...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion wonld be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws...
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A voyage round the coasts of Scotland and the isles, Band 1

James Wilson - 1842
...later all must be partakers, should have changed or chilled a feeble human heart. This region of ruins, once the " luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion," is indeed a solemn place, though now too well known, both from good and bad descriptions, to excuse...
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Guide to the highlands and islands of Scotland, including Orkney and Zetland ...

George Anderson (of Inverness.), Peter Anderson - 1842 - 80 Seiten
...Island — lona, Ithona, " the Island of the Waves,"— Icolmkill— the Isle of Columba's Cell, — whence " savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion," is situated about nine miles to the south-east of Staffa, and is separated from Mull by a narrow but...
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION

The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction New Series VOL.IV - 1843
...of eloquence which is, in our opmion, you know, the finest in all the Johnsonian declamations : — "We were now treading that illustrious island which...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over...
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The History of Ireland: Commencing with Its Earliest Period, to the ..., Band 1

Thomas Moore - 1843
...according to some writers, is tile meaning of the term lona.— See Cornel!'* Tan,- in the JligUamh, t "We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions. That man is little lo be envied, whore pnlriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon,...
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The Opinions of Sir Robert Peel: Expressed in Parliament and in Public

Robert Peel - 1843 - 480 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." Yes, amid the ruins of lona " 1 have learned to abjure that frigid philosophy which would conduct us...
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Rome, as it was Under Paganism, and as it Became Under the Popes

John Miley - 1843 - 692 Seiten
...efficere potest."* . ••:•:•• * InPtxf. ••.•rWV. •• June 4, 1843. \ •« • BOOK I. " 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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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1844 - 362 Seiten
...influence of recollections like these, that Dr. Johnson composed the following celebrated passage. " 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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Evergreen, Band 1

1844
...small island has been rendered famous on account of having once been, in the language of Dr. Johnson, "the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." There is also much reason to believe that " this isle was a sacred spot even long before it was shone...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Band 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...censure or from praise. [Reflection» on Landing at lona.'] [From the ' Journey to the Western Isles.'] x x x x x x x x ileriveil the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local...
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