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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 British Critic: A New Review, Volume 3

Theology - 1815
...exist no more, is unqualified for the most enviable attainments of the scholar or the philosopher; " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain fofce upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." '...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1816
...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...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue, The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or...
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A Journey Round the Coast of Kent: Containing Remarks on the Principal ...

L. Fussell - East Sussex (England) - 1818 - 304 pages
...countries, he may learn to improve his own ; and if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue : " and adding, with matchless pathos, " whose heart would not beat high when he B \ treads...
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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Wilson, George Ord - Birds - 1828
...reflections on his landing upon the island of Icolmkill! " Far from me, and from my friends," says he, " be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent...been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue." That this frigid philosophy was a stranger to the soul of Wilson, we have his own declaration in evidence;...
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Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - Tullaroan (Ireland : Parish) - 1819 - 160 pages
...distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances ив т the dignity of thinking being«. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy,...to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piefy would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona."* V. Present...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

Parishes - 1819
...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...been dignified by wisdom, bravery or virtue. That man U little to be envied, whose patriotism •would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

William Shaw Mason - Ireland - 1819
...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...us indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which lias been dignified by wisdom, bravery or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...
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Views of society and manners in the north of Ireland, in a series ..., Volume 1

John Gamble - 1819
...countries, he may learn to improve his own ; and if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue : " and adding, with matchless pathos, " whose heart would not beat high when he B treads...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...before the mind in its better hours; and then vanish away for ever, before the breath of the world. If " that man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plain of Marathon, and whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona," surely he...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...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...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or...
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