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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... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ... - Stran 381
avtor: James Boswell - 1786
Celotni ogled - O knjigi

Peak scenery; or, Excursions in Derbyshire

Ebenezer Rhodes - 1824
...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...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue : that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain 21...
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The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of ...

William Otter - 1824 - 670 strani
...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...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of...
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Antiquarian Researches: Comprising a History of the Indian Wars in the ...

Epaphras Hoyt - 1824 - 312 strani
...friends, such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved, over any ground that lias been dignified by wisdom, bravery or virtue. That...•envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the rums of lona." Partaking of this...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Količina 2

Thomas Brown - 1824
...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends," he continues, ube such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent...unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wis• Fancy's plume. — Orig. f Pleasures of Imagination, v. 567, 604, with the exclusion of v. 571,...
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The History and Antiquities of Lewes and Its Vicinity, Količina 1

Thomas Walker Horsfield - 1824 - 340 strani
...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...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 strani
...set foot on their island. But the spirit of Columba never left the place, and Johnson was to remark: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." We walked pensively southward and then turned west along the road to the Hill of the Angels...
Omejen predogled - O knjigi

The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 strani
...Druidical origin. It is in reference to all these remains of ancient religion that Johnson exclaims, '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 amid the ruins of lona.' In the 'Lord of the...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 strani
...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...conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 strani
...build their own byres and dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was Sir Walter Scott, who described the inhabitants as being in the last state...
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Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1998 - 1492 strani
...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 us, indifferent and umnoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little...
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