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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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 148

1830
...with the words of our great moralist, "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gam force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." TEMPLARIDS. Mn. URBAN, Nov. S. "llflTH great deference to ELI. (7. T 7 may it not have happened lhat...
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Vindication of Dr. Paley's Theory of Morals from the Principal Objections of ...

Rev. Latham Wainewright - Ethics - 1830 - 204 pages
...observes the author of the Rambler *, " 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." And he who in tracing the academic haunts of the wise and the learned of elder times, does not feel...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force on the pluiu n, therefore, we reflect on the divine nature, we are so used and accustom ty; imrt perhaps his character may receive some illustration, if he be compared :h his imiBter. Integrity...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...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 l \" Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...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 ' !" Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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Oxford: A Poem

Robert Montgomery - Oxford (England) - 1831 - 258 pages
...from all local emotion would be impossible if 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." There is nothing romantic in their appearance, distinct from other collegiate chambers ; but the sombre...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 101

English essays - 1831
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct ua indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The cogitations of my mind were in unison with the sentiments and sympathies of the great Moralist,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 101, Part 2; Volume 150

Early English newspapers - 1831
...philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wiadom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied,...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The cogitations of my mind were in unison with the sentiments and sympathies of the great Moralist,...
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 1

Law - 1831
...from his tyrants. I shall conclude my present observations with the words of our great moralist; " That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lonn." Feb. 9. TEMPLAHIUS. LORD EnSEINE AT НOI.RHЛМ. " I had frequently had an opportunity of meeting...
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Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and Switzerland ...

Jacob Green - Europe - 1831 - 264 pages
...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 lona." The town of Chester is also remarkable for many of its shops, which are in the second stories of the...
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