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" That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. "
Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ... - Página 40
por New-York Historical Society - 1814
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volumen1

1831
...from his tyrants. I shall conclude my present observations with the words of our great moralist; " That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lonn." Feb. 9. TEMPLAHIUS....
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Volumen1

William Jones - 1831
...us Indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of MARATHON, or whose piety would not grow wanner among the ruins of lona."—Johnson's Journey...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 páginas
...set foot on their island. But the spirit of Columba never left the place, and Johnson was to remark: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." We walked pensively...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona! [JWI 123-24] The reverence for the religious heritage of lona Johnson shares with Martin. But...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 páginas
...Druidical origin. It is in reference to all these remains of ancient religion that Johnson exclaims, 'That man is little to be envied whose patriotism...of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer amid the ruins of lona.' In the 'Lord of the Isles' Scott beautifully contrasts the church on lona...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 páginas
...conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona? (p. 148) With its...
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Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation ...

Leith Davis - 1998 - 219 páginas
...both moved by the presence of history. Boswell repeats Johnson s expostulation in his own account: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plan of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Iona\" (5: 334). Boswell...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 páginas
...build their own byres and dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was...
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Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810

Harriet Guest, Lecturer Department of English Harriet Guest - 2000 - 350 páginas
...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 upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The extreme admiration...
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - 2001 - 580 páginas
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona!89" That is well said;...
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