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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... "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ... - Page 467
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1826
...future predominate over the present, advances us ia the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man k little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...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 as may...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
...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...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 Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 104

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1856
...exclaimed more enthusiastically, or with less call for factitious warmth, than Rogers : ' Far from me, and my ' friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...has been dignified by ' wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; ' and, go where he would, his * ' Mit dem Giirtel, mit dem Schleier, Reisst der schone Wahn entzwei."...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...the Sienity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, s may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gam force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not erow warmer among the ruins of lona....
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...future, predominate over the present, advances us to the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the sight of the monuments...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...future, predominate over the present, advances us to the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the si<hl of the monuments...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...future predominate over the present, advances us in tie dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...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...
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Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...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...over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, briavery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the...
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