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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... "
An Historical Defence of the Waldenses Or Vaudois: Inhabitants of the ... - Σελίδα lxiv
των Jean Rodolphe Peyran - 1826 - 534 σελίδες
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the ..., Τόμος 3

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...sensations much more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be...

Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures

William Jones - 1831
...following remarks on this topic by our great British moralist:— " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would he impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be...

The Scottish Tourist and Itinerary; Or, A Guide to the Scenery and ...

1831 - 432 σελίδες
...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...

Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...member of a sentence requires the rising inflection. EXAMPLES. 1. We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...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...

The Scottish tourist, and itinerary; or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - 1832 - 432 σελίδες
...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...

The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight - 1832
...the 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....

Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 324 σελίδες
...occasion of his arrival at Icolmkill, the ancient lona : — " We are now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of 'religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and would...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833 - 566 σελίδες
...sensations much more forcibly than "I am capable ol doing: " We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be...

The geography of the British Isles, Τόμος 2

Mary Martha Rodwell - 1834
...island of Icolmkill lies off the south-west point of Mull : this has been termed " the illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." It was in the sixth century the place where Columba, an Irish saint, first propagated the Christian...

The history and antiquities of the castle and town of Arundel: including the ...

Mark Aloysius Tierney - 1834 - 772 σελίδες
...unconnected with the present subject. " We were now," he says, " treading that illustrious " island (lona) which was once the luminary of the " Caledonian regions,...benefits of knowledge, and the " blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all " local emotion would be impossible, if it were endea" voured, and would...




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