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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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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volumen3

1819
...to avow ; '• we are now treading (says doctor Johnson) that illustrious island which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the knowledge and the blessing* of the Parliamentary record!, and Bermiogbam lower r«cord«, no* jr. posited...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 páginas
...that illustrious island, which -was once the luminary of the Caledonian rep-ions, whence savage clang and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge', and the blessings of religion. 6. 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...been just, to have preserved it. # " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatingly dry and hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use...
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Excursions Through Ireland: Province of Leinster

Thomas Cromwell - 1820
...of thoselearned seminaries for which Ireland had been long so justly famous, " whence savage septs and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," and reduced the people and the country to that state of moral and political degradation, from which,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volumen4

James Boswell - 1821
...been just, to have preserved it. 2 " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion being exceedingly dry and hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volumen4

James Boswell - 1821
...been just, to have preserved it. 2 " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion being exceedingly dry and hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent...
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An Account of the Principal Pleasure Tours in Scotland: With a Copious ...

1821 - 342 páginas
...of Fingal, — the perilous whirlpools of Corry vreckan,— or that once famous and holy island, " whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." The city of PERTH, besides the attractions which its own rich and beautiful environs possess, is the...
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Historical Memoirs of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics: Since the ...

Charles Butler - 1822
...other respects, they seemed of another world : — " Whatever with" draws us," says Dr. Johnson, " from the power " of our senses ; whatever makes the...the " distant, or the future, predominate over the pre" sent, advances us in the dignity of rational be" ings." It would be difficult to point out any,...
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Historical Memoirs of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics: Since the ...

Charles Butler - 1822
...In other respects, they seemed of another world :—" Whatever with" draws us," says Dr. Johnson, " from the power " of our senses; whatever makes the...the " distant, or the future, predominate over the pre" sent, advances us in the dignity of rational be" ings." It would be difficult to point out any,...
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Sketches of the character, manners, and present state of the ..., Volumen1

David Stewart - 1822
...this celebrated spot. " We were now," says he, " treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefit of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...
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