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" once the luminary of the Caledonian regions," as Dr. Johnson expresses it ; " whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. "
A topographical dictionary of Scotland - Page 330
by David Webster (topographer.) - 1819
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...We were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...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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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...We were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...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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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Voyages and travels - 1801 - 359 pages
...•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 blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible if it were...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...now treading that illustrious island, which was onee the luminary of the Caledonian regions, where savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessingsof religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured...
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Picture of Edinburgh

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1806
...propagation of Christianity in Scotland. St. Columbus fixed himself in I-colm-kill, that farfamed. island, " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions,"...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The disciples of St. Columbus, who were called Culdees, were a regular clergy, differing from the church...
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Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...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 journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1807
...WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind frbm all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 2

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808
..."We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary.of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...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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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...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 journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson. From the London ...

James Boswell - 1810
...WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be Tt impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would...
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