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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 Caulfeild: Earl ..., Volumen1

Francis Hardy - 1812
...in composition, are surely to he laughed at. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would he impossible, if it were 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 Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 454 páginas
...forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1813 - 460 páginas
...forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volumen10

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. 1 Ginguene Hist. Litt. <!' Italic, Yol. III. ch. 17.— Shepherd's. Life of Pogfio.—...
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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Volumen1

Edward Daniel Clarke - 1813
...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 foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever...
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An Historical and Architectural Essay Relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol ...

John Britton - 1813 - 72 páginas
....but may be rendered useful and instructive. w Whatever/' says the eloquent author just quoted, *f withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, and the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." Thus,...
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The Traveller's Guide Through Scotland, and Its Islands, Volumen2

Rev. Joseph Robertson - 1814 - 539 páginas
...one village upon it, consisting of about 60 mean houses. This island, says Dr Johnson, " was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." lona, in Hebrew, signifies a dove, in allusion to St Columba, who landed here in 565. After his death...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volúmenes1-2

1853
...important events. " To abstract the mind," says Dr. Johnson, in a passage which has been often quoted, " from all local emotion would be impossible if it were...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Far from me, imd far from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved,...
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A View of the Life, Travels, and Philanthropic Labours of the Late John ...

John Aikin - 1814 - 180 páginas
...tomb ef Howard. It may be supposed we did not halt with indifference to vie« the hallowed spot. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavourOed, and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of...
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The New evangelical magazine and theological review, Volumen3

1817
...treading that illustrions Island which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence lavage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." We need no <]uote more of the passage ; the reader who needs to have it recited to him, is to be pitied...
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