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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... "
Poems - Page 50
by Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1816
...indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue, The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use of metaphorical expressions. JOHNSON. "...
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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...philosophy, as would conduct us, indifferent and " unmoved, over any ground which has been dig" nilied by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man " is little...would not grow warmer among the ruins " of lona." And who but must feel emotion of such a nature — who but must be sensible of a generous elevation...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Issues 1-11

1817
...present, advances us in the digpity of thinking heings." " That man," he continues, " is little to he envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona ;" and, in the same strain of sentiment, I would ask, who could traverse with cold indifference and...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Volume 1

W. M. Wade - Oxford (England) - 1818 - 388 pages
...philosophy, as would conduct us, indifferent and " unmoved, over any ground which has been dig" nified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man " is little...would not grow warmer among the ruins " of lona." And who but must feel emotion of such a nature — who but must be sensible of a generous elevation...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Volume 2

W. M. Wade - Oxford (England) - 1818 - 388 pages
...philosophy, as would conduct us, indifferent and: " unmoved, over any ground which has been dig" nitied by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man " is little..." piety would not grow warmer among the ruins " of lonai" And who> but- must feel emotion of *uch a nature—who but must be sensible of a generous elevation...
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The Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - England - 1818 - 520 pages
...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona ! " After a fortnight's stay in this part of Devonshire, I with regret bid my friend the Rev. Mr. B...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - Ireland - 1819
...bravery or virtue. That man U little 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."* V. Present $ Former Slate of Population, Food, «fc. The number of houses, by the best calculation...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - Ireland - 1819
...bravery or virtue. That man is little 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 Iona."# V. Present if Former Sfule of Population, Food, $c. The number of houses, by the best calculation...
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