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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 Saturday Magazine - Página 82
1835
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield: Earl of ...

Francis Hardy - 1810 - 443 páginas
...a paucity of ideas, than affectation and false taste in composition, are surely to be laughed at. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible." So says Johnson, in that truly eloquent passage, (one of the best, perhaps, he ever wrote) and which...
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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached ..., Volumen1

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 486 páginas
...dignified by one of the most splendid passages in his writings b. • See All Souls, p. 189. '• " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were passible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant,...
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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached ..., Volumen2

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...would be impossible, ' if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. What' ever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever...distant, or the future, predominate over the present, ad' vances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my ' friends be such frigid philosophy,...
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General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of ...

James MacDonald (A.M.), Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 1811 - 824 páginas
...Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...past, the distant, or the future predominate over th» present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and "from my friends be such...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1811
...the tomb of Howard. It may be supposed we did not halt with indifference to view the hallowed spot. " To abstract the " mind from all local emotion " would be impossible if it were ," endeavoured, and it would be " fooliih if it were possible. What" everwithdiaws us from die power •" of our senses;...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - 1812
...now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, where savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits...if it were endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if :t were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the...
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfeild: Earl ..., Volumen1

Francis Hardy - 1812
...a paucity of ideas, than affectation and false taste in composition, are surely to he laughed at. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible." So says Johnson, in that truly eloquent passage, (one of the best, perhaps, he ever wrote) and which...
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl ..., Volumen1

Francis Hardy - 1812
...a paucity of ideas, than affectation and false taste in composition, are surely to be laughed at. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible." So says Johnson, in that truly eloquent passage, (one of the best, perhaps, he ever wrote) and which...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...such are the ravages of time and the revolutions of society, that this island, which was once " the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," had, when Dr. Johnson visited it in 1773, " no school for education, nor temple for worship, only two...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen82,Parte1

1812
...conviction, — •' To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would 1812.] Review of New Publications. be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be...foolish, if it were possible ; whatever withdraws tit from the power of our senses, whatever makes the pasl, the distant, or the future predominate over...
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