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" 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 lona. "
Travels in New-England and New-York - Stran 206
avtor: Timothy Dwight - 1822
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The Land of the Ganges and the Ghauts: Or, Sketches of Northern and Southern ...

Jabez Marrat - 1892 - 337 strani
...those of the inspired tinker, Bunyan, beside the Ouse. Dr. Johnson wrote in his 'Western Islands': '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 lona.' Still less enviable...
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - 1892 - 541 strani
...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 not gain force on the plains of Marathon,2 or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. — Journey...
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After Fifty Years, Or, Letters of a Grandfather: On Occasion of the Jubilee ...

William Garden Blaikie - 1893 - 144 strani
...kind are sometiling to cherish. You know the famous words of Dr. Samuel Johnson when he visited lona: "That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, and whose piety would not grow wanner among the ruins of lona." Many a soldier...
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Harvard College: By an Oxonian

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1894 - 329 strani
...came into my mind the words of the old English Tory, the stern enemy of American Independence — " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon." This, indeed, was " ground dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue." Washington, for many months,...
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Stand Fast, Craig-Royston!

William Black - 1894 - 408 strani
...consecrated by the love and devotion of a thousand song-writers, known and unknown. I will say with Johnson ' That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Bannockburn, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona'—" " Well, well," he said,...
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Literary News, Količine 15–16

1894
...made the presiding officer. In taking the chair Mr. Godwin quoted Samuel Johnson's sentence : " The man 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." Mr. Godwin...
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Bryant Centennial, Cummington: August the Sixteenth 1894. November the Third ...

Cummington (Mass.) - 1894 - 79 strani
...TU-DENFOUNOM10N4, ADDRESS. BY PRESIDENT PARKE GODWIN. Ladies and Gentlemen: Dr. Samuel Johnson said that " the man 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." He meant by...
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An English Grammar: For the Use of High School, Academy, and College Classes

William Malone Baskervill, James Witt Sewell - 1895 - 349 strani
...1 . Has a man gained anything who has received a hundred favors and rendered none ? — EMERSON. 2. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon. — DR. JOHNSON. 3. For her enchanting son, Whom universal nature did lament. MILTON. 4. The nurse...
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A Glimpse of Andersonville: And Other Writings

Francis J. Hosmer - 1896 - 90 strani
...thinking beings. Far from me, be that frigid philosophy, which could conduct one unmoved, over ground once dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man...envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." While I have no...
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Hester Lavenham, Or, Through Peace and War

Helen H. Watson - 1902 - 255 strani
...with in her reading with her grandfather, came to her mind as she looked at the careless crowd : ' That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the Plain of Marathon.' Could these people ever rise to a Marathon ? She doubted it. Marie's joy at the sight of Hester was...
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