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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. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 156
1878
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 lehte
...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 the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., 2. köide

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...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...
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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings Attached to ..., 2. köide

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,...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 would conduct...
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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 lehte
...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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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached ..., 2. köide

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...would be impossible, ' if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. What' ever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever...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 philosophy,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, 8. köide

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...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...
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Works, 8. köide

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...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...
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General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of ...

James MacDonald (A.M.), Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 1811 - 824 lehte
...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,...past, the distant, or the future predominate over th» present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and "from my friends be such...
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