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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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History of English literature, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - 1904
...impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. . . . Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to-be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would...
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Life of Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1904
...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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The art of masonry in Britain

William Diack - Building - 1904 - 216 pages
...beings. Far from me and far from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent or unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by...virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism will not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins...
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The Irish Monthly, Volume 33

1905
...388. ANNIVERSARY ECHOES FROM IONA T~"* AR from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy r^ as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force on the plain of Marathon, and...
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The Pathfinder, Volume 2

American literature - 1907
...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...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. SAMUEL JOHNSON...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 752 pages
...predominate over the present, advances IB us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been ao dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...
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The Antiquary, Volume 43

Edward Walford, George Latimer Apperson - Antiquities - 1907
...future predominate over the present advances us in the dignity of human beings. " Far from us and our friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery and virtue." at tbe of tbe Dtol. I HEAR of several antiquarian books of some importance which are approaching...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: March 19, 1776-Dec. 13, 1784

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1907 - 1172 pages
...beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us, indirterent and unmoved, over any ground which 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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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1851
...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...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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Composition, Oral and Written

Charles Sears Baldwin - Composition (Language arts) - 1909 - 364 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...indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been diginified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not...
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