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

James Boswell - 1833
...more forcibly than "I am capable ol 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 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ...

Walter Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1833
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ...

Walter Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1833
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The geography of the British Isles, Volume 2

Mary Martha Rodwell - 1834
...Icolmkill lies off the south-west point of Mull : this has been termed " the illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...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 faith...
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The History and Antiquities of the Castle and Town of Arundel ..., Volume 1

Mark Aloysius Tierney - Arundel (England) - 1834 - 772 pages
...the present subject. " We were now," he says, " treading that illustrious " island (lona) 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 endea" voured, and would...
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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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