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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 Saturday Magazine ...

1834
...prospect of lona, affords unquestionable proof. " 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 f knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835
...prospect of lona, affords unquestionable proof. " Wo 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...
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The Textuary and ritualist; or, Biblical and liturgical repertory ..., Volume 1

1835
...JOHNSON'S EXCLAMATIONS ON LANDING AT ICOMKILL. " WE are 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...
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Works: Life and Letters, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1835
...our remarks by inserting the passage. — " 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...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1835
...our remarks by inserting the passage. — " 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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835
...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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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1835
...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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The Illuminator, designed to exhibit the true principles of the Wesleyan ...

1835
...beautiful reflections on visiting lona ?—'* We were now treading that illustrious island, which was ouce the luminary of the Caledonian regions ; whence savage...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...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

Periodicals - 1835
...lona, affords unquestionable proof. " We were now treading that illustrious island, which wag onco tho luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...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...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 1

Great Britain. [Appendix. - Miscellaneous.], Samuel A. Dunham - Authors, English - 1836
...these islands. Well, therefore, might Dr. Johnson term lona " the luminary of the Caledonian region, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The fact is more extensively true than that great writer himself expected, for he was not profoundly...
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