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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 poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1830
...And hence the chirm hiftoric scenes impart : Whatever withdraws us from the power of our •rotea ; 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 fer from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...
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Oxford: A Poem

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 258 lehte
...from all local emotion would be impossible if 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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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1831
...from all local emotion would be impossible if 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.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., 3. köide

James Boswell - 1831
...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 (1815)

Robert Anderson - 1974 - 639 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 Boswellian Hero

William C. Dowling - 2008 - 224 lehte
...clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion' ": " 'whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings' " (V.334). The theme is ultimately one of spiritual release, and develops...
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Victorian Criticism of the Novel

Edwin M. Eigner, George J. Worth, Graham Storey - 1985 - 258 lehte
...ALISON 1 Samuel Johnson's dictum, in the Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (1775), reads: 'Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses;...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings' ('Inch Kenneth'). The concept of 'the distant', so important to Alison,...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...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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Evolution and Literary Theory

Joseph Carroll - 1995 - 518 lehte
...not be amiss to quote Johnson. In A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Johnson remarks that "whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses;...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings."31 It is, I think, a mark of wisdom to recognize the force of this observation,...
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Aesthetics and contemporary discourse

Herbert Grabes - 1994 - 426 lehte
...1978). 42 James Fenimore Cooper, Home as Found, introd. Lewis Leary (New York: Capricorn, 1961)209,118. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.43 Johnson pleads for a "predominating]" cognitio intellectiva which "advances...
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