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" Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 199
by James Boswell - 1820
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826
...trootion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever...the future predominate over the present, advances us ia the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1775 - 268 pages
...power of our lenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be hich frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1775 - 384 pages
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduit us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: In which are ...

Donald MacNicol - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1779 - 371 pages
...3 our our fenfes; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 209 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy, as may conduct us indifferent, and unmoved, over any...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1785 - 524 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the part, the diftant, or the future, predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1785 - 524 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future, predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1785 - 384 pages
...power of our fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far Oct. 19.J Among the ruins of lona. 381 Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1786 - 442 pages
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduit us indifferent and unmoved over any ground .which has been dignified by wildom, bravery or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force upon...
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