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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 66
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 316 pages
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...different pitch of the voice from the other. 6. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would hot force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow wanner among the ruins of Iona'. 7- The pleasures of the imagination, the pleasure arising from science,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...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." Had our Tour produced nothing else but this sublime passage, the world must have acknowledged that...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...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." Had our Tour produced nothing else but this sublime passage, the world must have acknowledged that...
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Travels in New-England and New-York, Volume 3

Timothy Dwight - New England - 1822
...the future, predominate over the present ; advances the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer on the ruins of Jona." Dr. Johnson, under the influence of his strong prejudice against every thing...
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Travels in New-England and New-York, Volume 3

Timothy Dwight - New England - 1822
...the future, predominate over the present ; advances the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer on the ruins of Jona." Dr. Johnson, under the influence of his strong prejudice against every thing...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...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." Had our Tour produced nothing else but this sublime passage, the world must have acknowledged that...
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A Grammar of Logic and Intellectual Philosophy, on Didactic Principles: For ...

Alexander Jamieson - Logic - 1822 - 304 pages
...us. " That man," says Dr. Johnson, " 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." 226. On account of their unlimited range, the accidental or merely arbitrary combinations, are extensively...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...or virtue. That man is little to be envied, iv hose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, — or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona."* When Antony, in his 'funeral eulogium of Caesar, uncovered the body before the people, he knew well...
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The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of ...

William Otter - Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822 - 1824 - 670 pages
...conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Iona/* " However fervently we might have been impressed with the enthusiasm thus beautifully described,...
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