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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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Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., Volumen1

David Stewart - 1822
...the Kinge tolde forth in English*, to the people, what it was he said or niccnt." Fol. 22G. VOL. I. B 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1823
...been just, to have preserved it. 6 " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, dry and hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use of metaphorical...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen93,Parte1

1823
...p. 5Q4, is a small but celebrated island, and was, as Dr. Johnson expresses it, " once the lumirutry of the Caledonian Regions, whence savage clans and...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of Religion." ]n this Island, and in this most celebrated seat of Religion, was the learned St. Cuthbert educated...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volumen11

1823
...bat celebrated island, " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions (as Dr Johnson expresses it), whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The name lona is derived from a Hebrew word signifying a dove, in allusion to his patron Columba, who...
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The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of ...

William Otter - 1824 - 670 páginas
...that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clansand roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion * He was drowned, a few months after Dr. Johnson's departure, off the rocks of Col ; owing to a sudden...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever inakea the past the distant or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity...
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The natural and artificial wonders of the United Kingdom, by J ..., Volumen3

sir Richard Phillips - 1825
...celebrated island ; " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions," as Dr. Johnson expresses it : " whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." .- ~ It is three miles long, and from half a mile to a mile broad. On the east side it is flat ; in...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...have preserved it. — BOSWELL. i "We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions; whence savage...To abstract the mind from all local emotion would he impossible, if it were endeavoured; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws...
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The Revolt of the Bees ...

John Minter Morgan - 1826 - 272 páginas
...kindness to repeat it ? " Saadi. — " ' 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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Broadstone of Honor

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1826 - 311 páginas
...affecting in our literature : — " 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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