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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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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Volumes 1-3

Thomas Cromwell - Architecture - 1820
...predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from us, and from our friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...over any ground, which has been dignified by wisdom or by virtue. That man is little to be envied whose piety will not grow warmer as he treads the ruins...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends," he continues, " be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, iv hose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, — or whose piety would not grow...
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Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., Volume 1

David Stewart - Clans - 1822 - 455 pages
...in dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, aud from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as would conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground...to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warm among the ruins of lona." Such a seat...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 3

James Boswell, Alexander Chalmers - Authors, English - 1822
...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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Peak Scenery; Or, The Derbyshire Tourist

Ebenezer Rhodes - Derbyshire (England) - 1824 - 379 pages
...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...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue: that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain 21...
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Peak scenery; or, Excursions in Derbyshire

Ebenezer Rhodes - 1824
...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...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue : that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain 21...
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The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL. D., Professor of ...

William Otter - Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822 - 1824 - 670 pages
...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...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1824
...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends," he continues, ube such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent...unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wis• Fancy's plume. — Orig. f Pleasures of Imagination, v. 567, 604, with the exclusion of v. 571,...
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Antiquarian Researches: Comprising a History of the Indian Wars in the ...

Epaphras Hoyt - Indians of North America - 1824 - 312 pages
...mistake not) expressed the genuine sentiment of humanity, when he said, " Far be from me or my friends, such frigid philosophy, as may 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...
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Antiquarian Researches: Comprising a History of the Indian Wars in the ...

Epaphras Hoyt - Indians of North America - 1824 - 312 pages
...mistake not) expressed the genuine sentiment of humanity, when he said, " Far be from me or my friends, such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved, over any ground that tias 'been dignified by wisdom, bravery oi virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism...
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