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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 Dublin university magazine, Τόμος 32

University magazine - 1848
...no question that lona deserves the eloquent compliment bestowed upon it hy Dr. Johnson, of being " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." But there is also truth in what another elegant writer, Doctor Macculloeh, says — that the descriptions...

Tourist's Guide Through Scotland: Upon a New and Improved Plan

1837
...language, and spirit-stirring to those visiting the spot — " We are now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were...

Description of the banquet given in honour of ... sir Robert Peel ... on his ...

James Cleland - 1837
...from the summits of Ben Nevis and Ben Lomond— I have visited the " illustrious island from which savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." (Cheers.) Yes, amid the ruins of lona " I have learned to abjure that frigid philosophy which would...

Lectures on general literature, poetry &c: delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1838 - 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 New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Τόμοι 70-71

...celebrated pasRage in Dr. Johnson's " Tour to the Hebrides" : " 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...

Parallel universal history, an outline of the history and biography of the ...

Philip Alexander Prince - 1838
...eighteenth century that Dr. Johnson thus eloquently wrote : ' We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...barbarians derived the Benefits of knowledge, and the blessngs of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be mpossible if it were endeavoured,...

A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans, Τόμος 1

James Browne - 1838
...describes the emotions he felt on visiting this celebrated spot : " We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...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...

Religion of the Ancient Irish Saints: Before A.D. 600

Henry Joseph Monck Mason - 1838 - 191 σελίδες
...animated terms his feelings, upon seeing a spot so renowned — describing it as "that illustrious island, " which was once the luminary of the Caledonian...regions, • whence savage clans and roving barbarians received the "benefit of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." This, especially when his jealousy...

Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures

William Jones - 1838
...following remark* on this topic by our great British moralist :— " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans nml roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract...

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

1838 - 455 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 clans and roving barbarians de* Mr. Daniell's splendid work, " A Voyage Round the Coast of Great Britain," contains several excellent...




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