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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... "
Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ... - Page 261
by Henry Kett - 1805
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826
...indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man k little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of looa." Yours, &c. PHILOCHTHES. IN connection with the subject of the Earl of Shrewsbury's Irish titles...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far Oct. 19.J Among the ruins of lona. 381 Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona1 !' Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...; 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...Marathon, or •whose piety would not grow warmer ajnong the ruins of lona! We came too late to visit monuments r some care was necessary tor ourselves....
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Voyages and travels - 1801 - 359 pages
...from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and uumoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom,...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The city of Diarbeker itself is situated in a delightful plain on the banks of the river Tigris, and...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1802
...be;n dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; whose patriotism would- not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The 9 travcllesy traveller, who, with an amiable enthusiasm in literature and science, roams over the...
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The Monthly Review

1802
...been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow- warmer among the ruins of lona." The 9 traveller, traveller, who, with an amiable enthusiasm in literature and science, roams over the...
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New Cambridge Guide; Or, A Description of the University, Town, and County ...

Cambridge (England) - 1804 - 130 pages
...and tumultuous reform. 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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...heroes achieved their noblest exploits, or where the great poets, orators, and historians poured forth the streams of genius, must afford exquisite pleasure...346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the si<»hl of the monuments of architecture. Rome sufficiently displays the extent of her pristine grandeur...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marrathon, or whose 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...bravery, or virtue. The man is little 1 to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon tl,e plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." cellence in style, when it is used with propriety, for it 1777gives you two ideas for one ;— conveys...
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