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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, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., 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,...whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predo. minate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinkingbeings. Far from me, and from...
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Historical Memoirs Respecting the English, Irish, and Scottish ..., 4. köide

Charles Butler - 1821
...another world : — " Whatever withdraws us," says doctor Johnson, " from the power of our senses j " whatever makes the past, the distant, or the " future,...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 be...
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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, - — the...
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Pamphlets, Religious: Miscellaneous, 25. köide

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...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." And yet, fresh as our country is, we are not entirely without those impressive...
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Rome in the nineteenth century: containing a complete account of the ruins ...

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1822 - 459 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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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, 2. köide

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,...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends," he continues, " be such frigid philosophy,...
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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,...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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Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., 1. köide

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, 3. köide

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, 3. köide

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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