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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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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 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 Scottish tourist, and itinerary; or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - 1832 - 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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The History and Antiquities of the Castle and Town of Arundel ..., Količina 1

Mark Aloysius Tierney - 1834 - 772 strani
...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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The geography of the British Isles, Količina 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, Količina 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 ..., Količina 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, Količina 32

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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