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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 American Quarterly Register, Volumes 11-12

Christian education - 1839
...the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such a frigid philosophy as may conduct us, indifferent and...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. Tliat man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force 111ЮП the plain of Marathon,...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1840 - 451 pages
...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...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue. The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of...
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Lord of the Isles

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1840
...over the present, advances us in the diguity of thinking heings. Far from me and from my friends he such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has heen diguified hy wisdom, hravery, or virtue. Thai man is little to he envied, whose patriotism would...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...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...dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is li air to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety...
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Transactions of the Canadian Institute, Volume 3

Canadian Institute (1849-1914) - 1893
...the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. Far from me and from my friends be such a frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and...dignified by wisdom, bravery or virtue. That man is not to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety...
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Charles Devens: Orations and Addresses on Various Occasions, Civil and Military

Charles Devens - United States - 1891 - 294 pages
...the church. Clearly, to use the words of Dr. Johnson, " ours is not the frigid philosophy which would conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue;" and the place where we stand may well inspire us with elevated thought and solemn reflection as we...
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Speeches, Lectures, and Letters

Wendell Phillips - Abolitionists - 1891 - 476 pages
...this much surely we may be allowed, to hold that philosophy as cold and heartless which " conducts us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by piety or valor." Certainly that profound sentiment which makes the past live for us in the scenes consecrated...
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1892 - 541 pages
...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...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon,2 or...
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The Literature of the Highlanders: A History of Gaelic Literature from the ...

Nigel MacNeill - Scottish Gaelic literature - 1892 - 350 pages
...the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. Far from me and from ^my friends be such a frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and...dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is not to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would...
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The Story of Ireland: A Narrative of Irish History from the Earliest Ages to ...

Alexander Martin Sullivan - Ireland - 1892 - 657 pages
...barliarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion . . . Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has I een dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...
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