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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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Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and ..., Volume 1

Jacob Green - Europe - 1831
...and from my friends, such frigid philosophy as will conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any 98 ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery,...to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The town...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 101, Part 2; Volume 150

Early English newspapers - 1831
...over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends he such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent...unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wiadom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight - World history - 1832
...predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whoso patriotism would not gain force upon the plain* of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 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...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." True and beautiful,...
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Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind

Thomas Brown - 1833
...— 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...wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to he envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would...
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Inquiries Concerning the Intellectual Powers, and the Investigation of Truth

John Abercrombie - Mind and body - 1833 - 349 pages
...illustrious deeds, as Thermopylse, Bannockburn, or Waterloo, " Far from me," says Dr. Johnson, " and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dig-, nified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...
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The Advantages and the Dangers of the American Scholar: A Discourse ...

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - Education - 1833 - 62 pages
...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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Discourses and addresses on subjects of American history, arts, and literature

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1833 - 257 pages
...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.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from n>y friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved ovet any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That mn is little to be envied,...
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Inquiries Concerning the Intellectual Powers, and the Investigation of Truth

John Abercrombie - Psychology - 1835 - 284 pages
...illustrious deeds, as Thermopylse, Bannockburn. or Waterloo. " Far from me," says Dr. Johnson, " and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force oipon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would noi grow warmer among the ruins oflona." III. ARBITRARY...
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