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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, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathron, or whose 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 Revolt of the Bees ...

John Minter Morgan - Socialism - 1826 - 272 pages
...local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...would not grow warmer .among the ruins of lona.'., " You, Douglas, are one of those whom the Doctor would have removed far away from himself and from...
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Broadstone of Honor

Kenelm Henry Digby - Chivalry - 1826 - 311 pages
...it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power r Hist. lit. de 1'Italie ii. p. 373 and 453. of our senses, whatever makes the pas't, the distant,...piety Would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." But this refers to generations of the holy and the wise who are passed away, and their mantles we keep...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 2; Volume 140

Early English newspapers - 1826
...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, ar.d from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Yours, &c. PHILOCHTHES. Mr. URBAN, Highgate, near Birmingham, Oct. (i. IN connection with the subject...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...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." hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use of metaphorical...
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An Historical Defence of the Waldenses Or Vaudois: Inhabitants of the ...

Jean Rodolphe Peyran - Protestantism - 1826 - 534 pages
...wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little 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." — May we not add, or in the valleys of Luzerna, Perosa, and San Martino ? * Dr. Samuel Johnson. NOUVELLES...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1826
...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 Iona."J * Fancy's plume. — Orig. t Pleasures of Imagination, v. 567, 604, with the exclusion of v....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...The man Is little to be envier!, whosi; patriotism would not gain force u]H>n the plain of Mtrathon, Had our Tour produced nothing else but this sublime passage, the world must have acknowledged that...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 2

Liberalism (Religion) - 1828
...Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery,...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Whether the eloquent enthusiasm of this writer was not raised in this celebrated passage beyond what...
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The Christian review and clerical magazine, Volume 2

1828
...bravery, and virtue. The 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." • From lona, he wrote to Mrs. Richmond : " I am persuaded that my dearest Mary will not only allow...
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