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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. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 497
by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint - 1848
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Voyages and travels - 1801 - 359 pages
...;—describing his emotions on visiting the famous island of lona, or Colombkill, he says—" We •were now treading that illustrious island which was once...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 - Literary Criticism - 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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 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
...that farfamed. island, " once the luminary of the Caledonian regions," as Dr. Johnson expresses it, " whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived...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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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...circumstances connected with lona. And, Sir, as to metaphorical expression, that is a great ex<• " WE were now treading that illustrious island, which was once...the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from I all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible....
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The British Tourists: Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1809
...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 was once the luminary of the Caledoni.in fregions, whence savage clans and roving barba. rians derived the benefits of knowledge,...
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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
...his words, as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once...abstract the mind from all local emotion would be T t impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1812
...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, L.L.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1813 - 460 pages
...his words, as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once...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. Whatever...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813
...his words, as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly than I am capable of doing : " WE were now treading that illustrious Island, which was once...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. Whatever...
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