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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
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary ..., Količina 19 ,2. del

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...hishop's house. Such is the present state of that illustrious island, ' which was once the seminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion.' At Sandwich, in Ross-shire, is a curious obelisk, but of a more recent date than those abovementioned....
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The Christian Advocate, Količina 7

1829
...machinery to effect them, which are peculiar to this place; but to attempt to describe them, would for me "be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible." The wonderful mechanical genius of Sir Richard Arkwright is here every where displayed, and he is one...
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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 ..., Količine 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, Količina 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 Gentleman's Magazine, Količina 101 ,2. del;Količina 150

1831
...Urban, has alluded to visits of such a nature, in language as immortal as the sentiment it expresses. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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The Scottish Tourist and Itinerary; Or, A Guide to the Scenery and ...

Scottish Tourist - 1831 - 432 strani
...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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Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and Switzerland ...

Jacob Green - 1831 - 264 strani
...machinery to effect them, which are peculiar to this place; but to attempt to describe them, would for me " be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible." The wonderful mechanical genius of Sir Richard Arkwright is here every where displayed, and he is one...
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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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Oxford: A Poem,

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 249 strani
...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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