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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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The History and Antiquities of Lewes and Its Vicinity, Volume 1

Thomas Walker Horsfield - Lewes - 1824 - 340 pages
...wisdom, bravery or virtue. The man is little to be euried, whose patriotism u*nnld not gain force itpou the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." — Dr. JOHNSOH. PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY J. BAXTER, LE\VES. MDCCCXXIV. TO SIR CHARLES MERRICK BURRELL,...
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Peak scenery; or, Excursions in Derbyshire

Ebenezer Rhodes - 1824
...man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain 21 LIME TREES. .- 147 of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Mrs. Ann Radcliffe, who was a native of Derbyshire, often visited Haddon Hall, for the purpose of storing...
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Peak Scenery; Or, The Derbyshire Tourist

Ebenezer Rhodes - Derbyshire (England) - 1824 - 379 pages
...and virtue: that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain 21 of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Mrs. Ann Radcliffe, who was a native of Derbyshire, often visited Haddon Hall, for the purpose of storing...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Journey to the Hebrides. Tales of the ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 come too late to visit monuments ; some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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A descriptive and historical account of Dudley castle, and its surrounding ...

Luke Booker - 1825 - 144 pages
...devote his time uselessly in pacing the ground whither we now lead him.—But " far from me and from friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...whose Piety would not grow warmer among the Ruins of Iona."f > On entering a similar Scene—Tintern Abbey—the writer knew a Gentleman so overpowered...
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Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - America - 1825 - 459 pages
...my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue....piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." and long before we reached shore, the collected population of the village was at the water's side to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: A journey to the Hebrides. The vision of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain vOL. IX. t of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We come too late to visit monuments ; some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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Matilda: A Tale of the Day, Volume 2

Constantine Henry Phipps Marquess of Normanby - 1825
...Johnson's indignation at ' the feelings of that man, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.' What would he think then of those who could pick chicken bones under the pillars of the Temples of...
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Matilda: A Tale of the Day ..., Volume 2

Constantine Henry Phipps Marquess of Normanby - English fiction - 1825 - 307 pages
...Johnson's indignation at ' the feelings of that man, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Ionia.' What would he think then of those who could pick chicken bones under the pillars of the Temples...
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