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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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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...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,...distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad" vances us in the dignity of thinking beings. " Far from me and from my friends be such frigid "...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...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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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United ...

Alexander Wilson - 1828
...reflections on his landing upon the island of Icolmkill! " Far from me, and from my friends," says he, " be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent...been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue." That this frigid philosophy was a stranger to the soul of Wilson, we have his own declaration in evidence;...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland,: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819
...motion 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,...in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which...
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Views of society and manners in the north of Ireland, in a series ..., Volumen1

John Gamble - 1819
...to improve his own ; and if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue : " and adding, with matchless pathos, " whose heart would not beat high when he B treads...
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Rome, in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of ..., Volumen1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1820
...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 unmoved over any ground which has been...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...when it is used with propriety, for it gives you two ideas for one ; — conveys the meaning more ever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever...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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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Volúmenes1-3

Thomas Cromwell - 1820
...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;...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from us, and from our friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volumen4

James Boswell - 1821
...said to me he 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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