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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... - Página 467
por Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 páginas
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 páginas
...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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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volumen2

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...local emotion vfonld be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of Our senses...distant, or the future, predominate over the present, ad. vances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy,...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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 History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached ..., Volumen2

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...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 would conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...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 * ' cc 4 the the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy,...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 414 páginas
...emotion would be T t impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...distant, or the future, predominate over the present, adTances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far fronv me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volumen8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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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Works, Volumen8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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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Observations on the Character, Customs, and Superstitions of the Irish: And ...

Daniel Dewar - 1812 - 360 páginas
...though far inferior to the songs of other times, it was not useless. " Whatever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from the power of " our senses ; whatever...over the " present, advances us in the dignity of think" ing beings."* The poetry and sceuldachs of even those degenerate times had this happy effect;...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 460 páginas
...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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