"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. . . . That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Iona."--Journey to the Hebrides. [P. 6; ellipses appear in the catalogue.]
Catalogue of the First Exhibition of Paintings, Statuary and other Works of Art, by the Rhode Island Art Association, at Westminster Hall, Providence, September, 1854. Single Admission 25 cts.; Tickets for the Current Week 50 cts.; Season Tickets, $1. Providence: Knowles, Anthony & Co., Printers. 1854.