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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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The Textuary and ritualist; or, Biblical and liturgical repertory: by a ...

...JOHNSONIANA : No. II. LOCAL EMOTION; OR, DR. JOHNSON'S EXCLAMATIONS ON LANDING AT ICOMKILL. " WE are now treading that illustrious island, which was once...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 Illuminator, designed to exhibit the true principles of the Wesleyan ...

...beautiful reflections on visiting lona ?—'* We were now treading that illustrious island, which was ouce the luminary of the Caledonian regions ; whence savage...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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

Periodicals - 1835
...lona, affords unquestionable proof. " We were now treading that illustrious island, which wag onco tho luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage...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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

1836
...tho more Though from afar, his steps adore ! [Abridged from BISIIOI- MAST'S Bril'uh ICOI.MKILL. — 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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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1836
...Johnson's celebrated allusion to this subject, that we close our remarks by inserting the passage. — ":We were now treading that illustrious island, which...luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage dans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 1

Great Britain. [Appendix. - Miscellaneous.], Samuel A. Dunham - Authors, English - 1836
...these islands. Well, therefore, might Dr. Johnson term lona " the luminary of the Caledonian region, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." The fact is more extensively true than that great writer himself expected, for he was not profoundly...
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Tourist's Guide Through Scotland: Upon a New and Improved Plan

1837
...of the finest in the English language, and spirit-stirring to those visiting the spot — " We are now treading that illustrious island, which was once...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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The Dublin university magazine, Volume 32

University magazine - 1848
...no question that lona deserves the eloquent compliment bestowed upon it hy Dr. Johnson, of being " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion." But there is also truth in what another elegant writer, Doctor Macculloeh, says — that the descriptions...
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Description of the banquet given in honour of ... sir Robert Peel ... on his ...

James Cleland - 1837 - 40 pages
...from the summits of Ben Nevis and Ben Lomond— I have visited the " illustrious island from which savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion." (Cheers.) Yes, amid the ruins of lona " I have learned to abjure that frigid philosophy which would...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 70-71

Fashion
...prefer." But busy memory called up the celebrated pasRage in Dr. Johnson's " Tour to the Hebrides" : " 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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