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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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Early Celtic Christianity

Brendan Lehane - 2005 - 256 páginas
...point for religion in Scotland throughout the centuries that followed. "That man', wrote Dr Johnson, '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.' And nowadays a new...
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Partners in God's Love

John Davey - 2007 - 404 páginas
...patriotism. "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." But to keep things in balance he also said: "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." What has Scripture...
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A Loose Canon: Essays on History, Modernity and Tradition

Brian J. Coman - 2007 - 172 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. But Johnson and Boswell...
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The Globe, Volúmenes12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...outweighs ten thousand suns. Of such patriotism we might hear Dr. Johnson very differently saying: "That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon," adding, "or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona."...
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