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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... "
A Popular Manual of English Literature, Containing Outlines of the ... - Página 43
por Maude Gillette Phillips - 1885
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Weaver's Magazine and Literary Companion, Volumen2

1819
...in language the most expressive, breathes out the sentiments of the profoundest awe and reverence. " We were " now treading that illustrious island, which...roving barbarians, " derived the benefits of knowledge, anil the blessings of religion. Fitr " from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as...
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A Geographical and Statistical Description of Scotland: Containing ..., Volumen2

James Playfair - 1819
...may be traced. Such is the present state of that illustrious island, ' which was once the seminary of ' the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and...benefits of knowledge and the ' blessings of religion. ' Staffa, about 8 miles northward of lona, and as far west of Loch-na-gaul, an islet on the coast of...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volumen3

1819
...of the greatest of mankind was not ashamed to avow ; '• we are now treading (says doctor Johnson) that illustrious island which was once the luminary...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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Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819 - 160 páginas
...one of the greatest of mankind was not ashamed to avow ; " we are now treading (says doctor Johnson) that illustrious island which was once the luminary...whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the knowledge and the blessings of (he Parliamentary records, and Bermingham toner records, now deposited...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 páginas
...shall melt with fervent heat ; the earth also, and the works' that are therein, shall be burnt up. 5. We were now treading 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...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819
...mankind was not ashamed to avow : '• we are now treading (says doctor Johnson) tLat illustrious bland which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving1 barbarian? derived the knowledge and the blessings of I be Pirlmmentiry records, and Bcrmingbnm...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...been uncandid in Blair, even supposing his criticisms to have been just, to have preserved it. # " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which...all local emotion would be impossible if it were, endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatingly dry and hard, he disapproved of the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...
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Rome, in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of ..., Volumen1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1820
...nature, with the most exalted wisdom, and the most heroic virtue. It was well observed by Johnson, that " to abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...
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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Volúmenes1-3

Thomas Cromwell - 1820
...valley, the lake of considerable extent, all increase our veneration. In a word, on viewing such a scene "to abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...
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