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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 Abolition of Man

C. S. Lewis - 2009 - 128 páginas
...difference lies. They might have used Johnson's famous passage from the Western Islands, which concludes: '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 Iona.'! They might have...
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The Irish Scots and the "Scotch-Irish"

John C. Linehan - 2009 - 138 páginas
...and put down by an act of parliament : not an Irish history permitted in an Irish national school. 'That man is little to be envied whose patriotism...of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer amid the ruins of lona,' are the words of Doctor Johnson, speaking of the value of history, and are...
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Patriotism and Poetry in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Dustin Griffin - 2005 - 328 páginas
...place to prompt emotion: "That man is little to lx- envied, whose patriotism would not gain force u|xm the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona" (Journey to the Western I1les of Scotland, ed. Mary Ijtscelles [New Haven, 1971], 148). 35 In...
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Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, Volumen12

Scottish Mountaineering Club - 1913
...has turned into Latin prose, the famous passage which ends in the typically Augustan declamation : " 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." Less often quoted...
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Sacred Tracks: 2000 Years of Christian Pilgrimage

James Harpur - 2002 - 192 páginas
...habitually down-to-earth Dr Samuel Johnson, who first set foot on the island in 1773, to declare: ' I hat 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 island inspired...
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The Seven Mountain-Travel Books

H. W. Tilman - 2004 - 896 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. CHAPTER TEN Last Days...
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Patriotism: Quotations from Around the World

Herb Galewitz - 2003 - 64 páginas
...throats, And ask no questions but the price of votes. Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon . . . SAMUEL JOHNSON Country is dear, but liberty is dearer still. JUVENAL I look...
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P

Jennifer Speake - 2003 - 1479 páginas
...clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion . . . 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." Given the oral nature...
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The Fictions of Romantic Tourism: Radcliffe, Scott, and Mary Shelley

George Dekker - 2005 - 314 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. (Samuel Johnson, A...
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Back Roads to Far Towns: Bashō's Travel Journal

Basho, Bashō Matsuo - 2004 - 93 páginas
...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 lonal" Weeping Rock: Located at Mt. Ken in China, named by poet Tu Yu, for a famous tomb there which,...
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