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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... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 422
by James Boswell - 1807
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible....
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1810 - 414 pages
...shall quote his words, as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be T t impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were...
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General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of ...

James MacDonald (A.M.), Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - Agriculture - 1811 - 824 pages
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...blessings of religion. To. abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible....
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. , We were now treading that illustrious island, which...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...Our boat could not be forced very near the diy ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible....
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - Best books - 1812
...usual strength of observation by Johnson, in his Tour to the Hebrides. " At last we came to Icolmkill. We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, where savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion....
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1813 - 454 pages
...shall quote his words, as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible....
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1813
...great many eminent men ; but such are the ravages of time and the revolutions of society, that this island, which was once " the -luminary of the Caledonian...benefits, of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," had, when Dr. 1 Ginguone Hist. Lilt, d'ltalie, rol. III. ch. 17.— Shepherd's Life of Pogfio.— Bibl....
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...great many eminent men ; but such are the ravages of time and the revolutions of society, that this island, which was once " the luminary of the Caledonian...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion," had, when Dr. 1 Ginguene Hist. Litt. <!' Italic, Yol. III. ch. 17.— Shepherd's. Life of Pogfio.—...
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