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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 Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M.: Of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 362 páginas
...the following celebrated passage. " We were now 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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volúmenes3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...'Journey to tlie Isles.' We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of tho + blessing of religion. To abstract the mind from ail local emotion wuilld be impossible if it were endeavoured,...
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Volumen1

William Jones - 1831
...by our great British moralist:— " 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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen101,Parte2;Volumen150

1831
...Urban, has alluded to visits of such a nature, in language as immortal as the sentiment it expresses. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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The Scottish Tourist and Itinerary; Or, A Guide to the Scenery and ...

Scottish Tourist - 1831 - 432 páginas
...Waves." This small, but celebrated island, " was once," to use the memorable words of Dr Johnson, " the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." Before the introduction of Christianity, it is said there was a druidical establishment upon the island...
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Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and Switzerland ...

Jacob Green - 1831 - 264 páginas
...machinery to effect them, which are peculiar to this place; but to attempt to describe them, would for me " be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible." The wonderful mechanical genius of Sir Richard Arkwright is here every where displayed, and he is one...
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Oxford: A Poem,

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 249 páginas
...own time, remain as he left them. On entering them, who does not remember his own grand sentence ? " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible ! Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...
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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1831
...own time, remain as he left them. On entering them, who does not remember his own grand sentence ? " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible ! Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...the rising inflection. EXAMPLES. 1. We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge', and the blessings of religion. 2. 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 Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1832
...southern extremity of Mull, lies the famous lona — " once," in the language of Dr. Johnson, " the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The name lona is merely the Celtic term I-thona, (the th not pronounced,) signifying the Isle of Waves....
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