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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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Rome in the nineteenth century: containing a complete account of the ruins ...

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1822 - 459 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 unmoved over any ground which has been...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumen2

Thomas Brown - 1822
...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," he continues, " be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...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...
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Pamphlets, Religious: Miscellaneous, Volumen25

1822
...local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavored, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." And yet, fresh as our country is, we are not entirely without those impressive evidences of mutability,...
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Historical Memoirs of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics: Since the ...

Charles Butler - 1822
...catholics now form four-fifths of the whole population of Ireland. " Whatever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from the power of our senses ; " whatever...predominate over the present, advances us " in the scale of rational beings." In whom has the past, the distant, or the future,— or, in other words,...
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Historical Memoirs of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics: Since the ...

Charles Butler - 1822
...catholics now form four-fifths of the whole population of Ireland. " Whatever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from the power of our senses; " whatever...predominate over the present, advances us " in the scale of rational beings." In whom has the past, the distant, or the future, — or, in other words,...
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Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., Volumen1

David Stewart - 1822
...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 dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, aud from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as would conduct...
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Travels in New-England and New-York, Volumen3

Timothy Dwight - 1822
...says Johnson, " would be impossible, if it were endeavoured; would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...the future, predominate over the present ; advances the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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Travels in New-England and New-York, Volumen3

Timothy Dwight - 1822
...says Johnson, " would be impossible, if it were endeavoured; would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...the future, predominate over the present ; advances the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1823
...will join, because it would have procured us more of Johnson's most delightful species of writing; and whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future...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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