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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 Revolt of the Bees

John Minter Morgan - 1839 - 197 strani
...Douglas. — " I must confess that I do not. Will you have the kindness to repeat it? " Saadi. — " ' We were now treading that illustrious island, which...Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving harbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from...
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Essays for Sunday Reading

John Caird - 1906 - 245 strani
...wellknown words of the great moralist when visiting our own country : " We were now treading," he writes, " that illustrious island which was once the luminary...emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and foolish if it were possible. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as would conduct...
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Melandra Castle: Being the Report of the Manchester and District Branch of ...

Classical Association (Great Britain). Manchester and district branch - 1906 - 167 strani
...experiences the same feelings which prompted Dr. Johnson's famous rapture about his visit to lona : "To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1906 - 752 strani
...Serventur leges, malint a Cscsare tolli. ION A. [From A Journey to On Wattrn Isles of Scotland (1776)] We were now treading that illustrious Island, which...Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving 6 barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: March 19, 1776-Dec. 13, 1784

James Boswell - 1907 - 1172 strani
...afterwards Mrs. Barbauld, in a volume of miscellaneous pieces by her and Dr. Aikin in 1773.—Croker.] J " We were now treading that illustrious island which...emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, *nd would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1907
...having been uncandid in Blair, even supposing his criticism to have been just, to have preserved it. 2 " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which...clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of his own style being exceedingly dry and hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language,...
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Composition, Oral and Written

Charles Sears Baldwin - 1909 - 364 strani
...upon Latin derivatives which are appropriate alike to deliberate movement and to deliberative mood. We were now treading that illustrious island which...from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavored, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - 1909
...of the sixth century. We shall find that model on little lona. which Dr. Samuel Johnson described as "that illustrious island, which was once the luminary...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." Wherein did the institute of lona, and others of its order, differ from the monasteries which became...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour ..., Količina 3

James Boswell - 1852
...nncandid in Blair, even supposing his criticism to have been just, to have preserved it.— BOSWELL. < " We were now treading that illustrious island, -which was once the luminary of the ian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of dry and hard, he disapproved...
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Composition, Oral and Written

Charles Sears Baldwin - 1911 - 364 strani
...upon Latin derivatives which are appropriate alike to deliberate movement and to deliberative mood. We were now treading that illustrious island which...from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavored, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...
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