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" That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow • warmer among the ruins of lona. "
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Sacred Tracks: 2000 Years of Christian Pilgrimage

James Harpur - 2002 - 192 pages
...habitually down-to-earth Dr Samuel Johnson, who first set foot on the island in 1773, to declare: ' I hat man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.' The island inspired both John Keats and William Wordsworth to write about it after visits there in...
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The Irish Scots and the "Scotch-Irish"

John C. Linehan - 2009 - 138 pages
...and put down by an act of parliament : not an Irish history permitted in an Irish national school. 'That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer amid the ruins of lona,' are the words of...
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Patriotism and Poetry in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Dustin Griffin - 2005 - 328 pages
...prompt emotion: "That man is little to lx- envied, whose patriotism would not gain force u|xm the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona" (Journey to the Western I1les of Scotland, ed. Mary Ijtscelles [New Haven, 1971], 148). 35 In other...
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P

Jennifer Speake - 2003 - 1479 pages
...clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion . . . That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Given the oral nature of much Gaelic culture, Johnson found it difficult to amass evidence on debated...
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The Seven Mountain-travel Books

H. W. Tilman, Jim Perrin - 2003 - 896 pages
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. CHAPTER TEN Last Days and Reflections 7 cannot imagine any place less suitable to choose than the high...
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Patriotism: Quotations from Around the World

Herb Galewitz - 2003 - 64 pages
...throats, And ask no questions but the price of votes. Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon . . . SAMUEL JOHNSON Country is dear, but liberty is dearer still. JUVENAL I look upon the whole world...
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The Fictions of Romantic Tourism: Radcliffe, Scott, and Mary Shelley

George Dekker - 2005 - 314 pages
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. (Samuel Johnson, A Journey to the Western Islands, 1775)1 Scott's busy life afforded limited time for...
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Back Roads to Far Towns: Bashō's Travel Journal

Bashō Matsuo, Cid Corman, Susumu Kamaike - 2004 - 93 pages
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lonal" Weeping Rock: Located at Mt. Ken in China, named by poet Tu Yu, for a famous tomb there which,...
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Early Celtic Christianity

Brendan Lehane - 1968 - 240 pages
...point for religion in Scotland throughout the centuries that followed. "That man', wrote Dr Johnson, 'is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.' And nowadays a new abbey has risen to try to revive the faded message of Christianity. The saint also...
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Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 2006 - 328 pages
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona! We came too late to visit monuments: some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the Island,...
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