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" To abstract the mind from all 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 ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over... "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 382
1805
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826
...the man of wit, and the pity of the man of pleasure. " To abitrut iho mind from all local trootion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future,...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1800 - 288 pages
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future...
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Adventure and adventurers - 1801 - 359 pages
...whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible if it were endeavored, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses—whatever...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...be pleasure without dan- •' ger, aud security without restraint.(T TREASURES OF LOCAL EMOTJOW. ' To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured; and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future,...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessingsof religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future,...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessingsof religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, •whatever makes the past, the distant, or the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from I all 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 sense?, i whatever makes the pant, the distant, or the...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1807 - 460 pages
...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future,...
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