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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. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Página 272
1826
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The History and Antiquities of Lewes and Its Vicinity, Volumen1

Thomas Walker Horsfield - 1824 - 340 páginas
...wisdom, bravery or virtue. The man is little to be euried, whose patriotism u*nnld not gain force itpou the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." — Dr. JOHNSOH. PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY J. BAXTER, LE\VES. MDCCCXXIV. TO SIR CHARLES MERRICK BURRELL,...
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Antiquarian Researches: Comprising a History of the Indian Wars in the ...

Epaphras Hoyt - 1824 - 312 páginas
...mistake not) expressed the genuine sentiment of humanity, when he said, " Far be from me or my friends, such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved, over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery or virtue. That man .is little to be envied whose patriotism...
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Antiquarian Researches: Comprising a History of the Indian Wars in the ...

Epaphras Hoyt - 1824 - 312 páginas
...mistake not) expressed the genuine sentiment of humanity, when he said, " Far be from me or my friends, such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved, over any ground that tias 'been dignified by wisdom, bravery oi virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Journey to the Hebrides. Tales of the ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We come too late to visit monuments ; some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 páginas
...set foot on their island. But the spirit of Columba never left the place, and Johnson was to remark: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." We walked pensively southward and then turned west along the road to the Hill of the Angels from which...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona! [JWI 123-24] The reverence for the religious heritage of lona Johnson shares with Martin. But both...
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Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson

Leopold Damrosch - 1989 - 262 páginas
...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona" (journey 148). Boswell quotes this passage reverently "as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 páginas
...Druidical origin. It is in reference to all these remains of ancient religion that Johnson exclaims, 'That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer amid the ruins of lona.' In the 'Lord of the...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 páginas
...future predominate over the present, advances us 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 that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 páginas
...build their own byres and dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was Sir Walter Scott, who described the inhabitants as being in the last state of poverty...
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