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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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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Volumen1

Edward Daniel Clarke - 1813
...local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it 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 be from me, and from my friends, that frigid philosophy which might conduct us indifferent or unmoved...
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A View of the Life, Travels, and Philanthropic Labours of the Late John ...

John Aikin - 1814 - 180 páginas
...local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavourOed, and it 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 be from me, and from my friends, that frigid philosophy which might conduct us indifferent or unmoved...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 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 New evangelical magazine and theological review, Volumen3

1817
...local emotion, would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it 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 be from me, and from my friends, that frigid philosophy which might conduct us indifferent or unmoved...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volumen3

James Boswell - 1816
...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 Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen8

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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 Philological and Biographical Works of Charles Butler, Esquire, of ...

Charles Butler - 1817
...they abounded ; in other respects they seemed of another world. " What" ever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from " the power of our senses; whatever...over " the present, advances us in the dignity of human " beings." It would be difficult to point out persons to whom this can be better applied than...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Temas1-11

1817
...moralist has truly said, that it is impossihle to ahstract the mind from all local emotion ; and " whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the digpity of thinking heings." " That man," he continues, " is little to he envied, whose patriotism...
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The Philological and Biographical Works of Charles Butler, Esquire, of ...

Charles Butler - 1817
...In other respects, they seemed of another world : — " Whatever withdraws us," says Dr. Johnson, " from the power of our senses ; whatever makes " the..." over the present, advances us in the dignity of " rational beings." It would be difficult to point out any, to whom this observation can be better...
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