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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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The Life and Remains of Edward Daniel Clarke: Professor of Mineralogy in the ...

William Otter - 1827 - 528 páginas
...moment we landed, no less than three of us broke forth in the following words : — ' We were noiv treading that illustrious island, which was once the...Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving harbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volumen2

1828
...history of their country or of the world. " We were now treading," says Dr. Johnson, speaking of lona, " that illustrious island which was once the luminary...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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The Christian review and clerical magazine, Volumen2

1828
...influence of recollections like these, that Dr. Johnson composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which...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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A memoir of the rev. Legh Richmond

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1828 - 667 páginas
...influence of recollections like these, that Dr. Johnson composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which...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 Picture of Scotland, Volumen2

1828
...Ignorant Highlanders. It is needless to inform the reader that this is, as Johnson expresses it, " the illustrious island, which was once the luminary of...Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barba* rians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion ;" that it was, in the...
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An Introduction to the Literary History of the Bible

James Townley - 1828 - 370 páginas
...one of the Hebrides ; " once the Luminary of the Caledonian regions," (as Dr. Johnson calls it,) " whence savage clans, and roving barbarians, derived...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion!" — In this seminary- which might justly have been denominated a MISSIONARY COLLEGE, the students spent...
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The Religious Magazine, Or Spirit of the Foreign Theological ..., Volumen2

1828
...the following celebrated passage. " ' We were now treading that illustrious island which wits > nee 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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Mary Queen of Scots: And Other Poems

John Heneage Jesse - 1829 - 127 páginas
...of feeling which are so often interspersed through his writings. " We are now treading," he says, " that illustrious island, which was once the luminary...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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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M.: Of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 362 páginas
...influence of recollections like these, that Dr. Johnson composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which...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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A memoir of the rev. Legh Richmond

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 364 páginas
...influence of recollections like these that Dr. Johnson composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which...Caledonian regions ; whence savage clans, and roving bar2 G 2 barians derived the benefit of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind...
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