Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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 66
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 316 pages
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...bravery, or virtue. The man is little 1 to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon tl,e plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." cellence in style, when it is used with propriety, for it 1777gives you two ideas for one ;— conveys...
Full view - About this book

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1807 - 460 pages
...That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Maratkon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona * 1" * Had our Tour produced nothing else but this .sublime passage, the world must have acknowledged...
Full view - About this book

Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808
...from the power of our senses, whatever makes tha past, the distant, or the future predominate over (he present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings....whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Jona!" It would however be unreasonable to expect that every book of travels should be as highly •...
Full view - About this book

Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...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,...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Jomi !" It would however be unreasonable to expect that every book of travels should be as highly finished...
Full view - About this book

Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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...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,...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plajn of Marathon* or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins oflona. We came too late to visit monuments; some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was iu...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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...
Full view - About this book

Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Jona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in...
Full view - About this book

General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of ...

James MacDonald (A.M.), Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - Agriculture - 1811 - 824 pages
...the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over th» present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings....piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Y y 2 Some Some of the fossils of Icolmkill deserve notice.— I. The Port-na-Cu' aich stone, often...
Full view - About this book

Discourse Delivered Before the New-York Historical Society: At Their ...

DeWitt Clinton - Indians of North America - 1812 - 81 pages
...horror: And if " 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 Joua," we may with equal confidence assert, that morbid must be his sensibility and small must be his...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF