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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... "
Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical ... - Page 121
by Robert Stuart - 1854
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The Christian review and clerical magazine, Volume 2

1828
...composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once 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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A memoir of the rev. Legh Richmond

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1828 - 667 pages
...composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once 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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The Religious Magazine, Or Spirit of the Foreign Theological ..., Volume 2

Religion - 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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The Picture of Scotland, Volume 2

1828
...needless to inform the reader that this is, as Johnson expresses it, " the illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the 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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Mary Queen of Scots: And Other Poems

John Heneage Jesse - 1829 - 127 pages
...interspersed through his writings. " We are now treading," he says, " that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. TO abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 19

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...hishop's house. 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.' At Sandwich, in Ross-shire, is a curious obelisk, but of a more recent date than those abovementioned....
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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M.: Of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - Clergy - 1829 - 362 pages
...composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once 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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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - Clergy - 1829 - 371 pages
...composed the following celebrated passage. " We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of the 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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...'Journey to tlie Isles.' We were now treading that illustrious island which was once the luminary of tho + blessing of religion. To abstract the mind from ail local emotion wuilld be impossible if it were endeavoured,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...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...
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