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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 Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ... - Page 66
by John Evans - 1818 - 520 pages
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...the Sienity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, ęs may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gam force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not erow warmer among the ruins of lona....
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Poems. 2 vols. [in 1.].

Richard Llwyd - 1804
...Marathon, or whose Piety would not grow warm amid the ruins of lona ; far be it from me to pass indifferent over any ground which has been dignified by Wisdom, Bravery, or Virtue. SONNET TO RESIGNATION. Jlither, Maid of plaeid eye, With looks on earth, but thoughts on bighWhere'er,...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1805
...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible ;' and never ' with frigid philosophy passes indifferent and unmoved over any ground, which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue.' The birthplace of Newton (Woolsthorpe, near Colsterworth, Lincoln* shire) claims and obtain:? a panegyrical...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...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...over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, briavery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...over the presensr advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, he such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any •( ground wh1cl, has oeen dign,fied by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little 1 to be envied, whose patriotism...
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The British Tourists: Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1809
...senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, ad. vances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me...conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground whjch has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 54

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1835
...CVII, E OF or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of human beings. 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 Lona.' Yet Marathon...
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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached ..., Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as would conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue." Journey to the Western Islands. Few places, t may be added, afford such ample scope to the indulgence...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 4

1814
...excellence, which often float before the mind, and then vanish away like the mist of the morning. If " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force in the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona," surely he...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...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...been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That toan is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose...
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