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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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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, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volumen4

James Boswell - 1821
...have been uncandid in Blair, even supposing his criticism to have been just, to have preserved it. 2 " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...attention, where something of more than usual importance is to be presented. ' Illustrious ! ' * " 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. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our...
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Sketches of the character, manners, and present state of the ..., Volumen1

David Stewart - 1822
...the associations naturally arising from the sight of this celebrated spot. " We were now," says he, " treading that illustrious island, which was once the...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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Pamphlets, Religious: Miscellaneous, Volumen25

1822
...the greatest writers of modern times has said that " to abstract the mind from all- local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavored, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumen2

Thomas Brown - 1822
...teeth To see thee rend the pageants of hie throne." — v. 583, 4. euliarities of bis style, — " 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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Rome in the nineteenth century: containing a complete account of the ruins ...

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1822 - 459 páginas
...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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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 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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