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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 Collected Works of James Hogg: Queen Hynde

James Hogg - Country life - 1998
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Journey to the Hebrides

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - History - 1996 - 493 pages
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Journey to the Hebrides

Ian McGowan - History - 1996 - 493 pages
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The High Road: Romantic Tourism, Scotland and Literature, 1720-1820

John Glendening - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 282 pages
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 266 pages
...Aberbrothick: We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledoman regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians...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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Off in a Boat

Neil M. Gunn - Authors, Scottish - 1998 - 348 pages
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Queen Hynde

James Hogg - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 285 pages
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The New Oxford Book of English Prose

John Gross - Literary Collections - 1998 - 1012 pages
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Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810

Harriet Guest, Lecturer Department of English Harriet Guest - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 350 pages
...passage which left Banks speechless was this: 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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