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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 - Stran 139
avtor: Samuel Johnson - 1818
Celotni ogled - O knjigi

The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 strani
...eloquent paslages which dwell on the memory, the reflection that introduces the account of Icolmkill, " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," is remarkable for its piety, pathos, and sublimity. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...
Omejen predogled - O knjigi

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D (1815)

Robert Anderson - 1974 - 639 strani
...eloquent passages which dwell on the memory, the reflection that introduces the account of Icolmkill, " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," is remarkable for its piety, pathos, and sublimity. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...
Celotni ogled - O knjigi

The Boswellian Hero

William C. Dowling - 2008 - 224 strani
...Western Islands which Boswell at one point introduces into his own narrative, a meditation on lona, " 'whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion' ": " 'whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or...
Omejen predogled - O knjigi

The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 strani
...contemplated through the journey from the first sights of ruined cathedrals in St. Andrews and Aberbrothick: We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledoman regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and...
Omejen predogled - O knjigi

The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume

Adam Potkay - 2000 - 241 strani
...superstition."5 The emotional climax of Johnson's journey comes in his visit to the moldering churches on lona, "that illustrious island, which was once the luminary...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion" (148). (The monastery that St. Columba founded on lona in 563 provided the center from which missionaries...
Omejen predogled - O knjigi

Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P

Jennifer Speake - 2003 - 1479 strani
...church profaned and hastening to the ground." At Icolmkill, Johnson rises magnificently to the occasion: "Once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion . . . That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon,...
Omejen predogled - O knjigi

Samuel Johnson

Timothy Wilson-Smith - 2004 - 160 strani
...Columba preached the gospel to the Scots. It was Johnson who found words appropriate to the place. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion . . . That man is little to be envied. . . . whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.166...
Omejen predogled - O knjigi




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