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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 Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - 1818 - 520 lehte
...Dr. Johnson, " would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the present, or the future, predominant over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings....
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., 1. osa

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 lehte
...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, whatever makes the past^.the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad* vances us in the dignity of thinking...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., 3. köide

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,...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us...
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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., 1–3. köide

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;...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from us, and from our friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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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...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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Rome, in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of ..., 1. köide

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,...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 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...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 prose and verse [ed. by J. Bowdler the elder]. 2 vols [in 1].

John Bowdler - 1820
...observes, " whatever draws off our 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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Select Pieces in Verse and Prose

John Bowdler - 1820
...observes, " whatever draws off our 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 life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, 4. köide

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,...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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