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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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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., 3. köide

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,...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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Select Pieces in Verse and Prose, 2. köide

John Bowdler - 1816 - 617 lehte
...observes " whatever draws off our 535 attention from ourselves, whatever makes the past, the uncertain, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the scale of rational beings," — and I think the world is under little obligation to those poetical moralists...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, 1–11. number

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
...they abounded ; in other respects they seemed of another world. " What" ever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from " the power of our senses; whatever...predominate 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...
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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...predominate " over the present, advances us in the dignity of " rational beings." It would be difficult to point out any, to whom this observation can...
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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, 9. köide

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...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 Evangelical Guardian and Review, 2. köide

1818
...(oca emotion would be impossible if i were endeavoured, and it wouh be foolish if it were possible Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...past, the distant, or the future predominate over the pre sent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far be from me, and from my friend?, that...
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Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ..., 1. köide

John Christian Curwen - 1818
...purpose, which, in time, must produce its effect. Dr. Johnson, in his Tour to the Hebrides, says, " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, and the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." A school,...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., 1. osa

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 lehte
...endeavoured,, IS and would be foolish, -if it ' were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our 11 senses, whatever makes the past," the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad" vances us in the dignity of thinking beings. IC Far from me and from my friends be such frigid...
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