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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. "
Loudon's Architectural Magazine: And Journal of Improvement in Architecture ... - Page 327
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 pages
...Druidical origin. It is in reference to all these remains of ancient religion that Johnson exclaims, '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.' In the 'Lord of the...
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Nibandhamālā, Volume 1

Vishṇu Kr̥shṇa Cipaḷūṇakara - 1993
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James Boswell (1740-1795): The Scottish Perspective

Roger Craik - 1994 - 195 pages
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Early Shanafelt Family

1994 - 401 pages
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Dictionary of Scottish Quotations

Angela Cran, James Robertson - 1996 - 431 pages
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The High Road: Romantic Tourism, Scotland and Literature, 1720-1820

John Glendening - 1997 - 282 pages
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 pages
...conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground that 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? (p. 148) With its references to the past and the classics, this writing exemplifies a form of that...
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The Kingdom of the Isles: Scotland's Western Seaboard, C.1100-c.1336

Russell Andrew McDonald - 1997 - 280 pages
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 pages
...build their own byres and dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was Sir Walter Scott, who described the inhabitants as being in the last state of poverty...
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