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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. "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes... - Page 467
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1826
...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...the 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...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...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,...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...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...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...in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Voyages and travels - 1801 - 359 pages
...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...in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and uumoved over any ground...
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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
...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,...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the Sienity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, ęs may...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...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,...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...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...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,...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...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...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...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 conduct...
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Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...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,...in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such 'frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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