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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 Boswellian Hero

William C. Dowling - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 224 pages
...Western Islands which Boswell at one point introduces into his own narrative, a meditation on lona, " 'whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion' ": " 'whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or...
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In the Footsteps of Johnson and Boswell

Israel Shenker - Great Britain - 1982 - 284 pages
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A Journey to the Western Isles: Johnson's Scottish Journey

Samuel Johnson, Finlay J. Macdonald - Authors, English - 1983 - 207 pages
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Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800

Criticism - 1991
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Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Volume 15

James E. Person, James P. Draper - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 480 pages
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Medical - 1985 - 371 pages
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Held in Trust: The National Trust for Scotland

Iain Crawford - Architecture - 1986 - 183 pages
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101 Great Scots

Allan Massie - Scotland - 1987 - 302 pages
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