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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. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the ... - Seite 219
von James Boswell - 1888
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Band 8

1845
...be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Far from me, imd far from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." While a pilgrimage to Palestine may be made, as it often is, subservient to the cause of error and...
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The Analectic Magazine, Band 4

1814
...mist of the morning. If " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force in the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona," surely he is still more to be pitied, whose heart swells with no virtuous emotion when the clouds of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 Seiten
...indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That toan is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." As a political writer, his productions are more distinguished by subtlety of disquisition, poignancy...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Band 3

1815
...scholar or the philosopher; " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain fofce upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." ' . The study of the Gothic architecture takes no weaker hold upon the mind, for it connects itself...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 Seiten
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We came too late to visit monuments: some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Band 8

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Band 3

James Boswell - 1816
...indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue, The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use of metaphorical expressions. JOHNSON. "...
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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...philosophy, as would conduct us, indifferent and " unmoved, over any ground which has been dig" nilied by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man " is little...would not grow warmer among the ruins " of lona." And who but must feel emotion of such a nature — who but must be sensible of a generous elevation...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Ausgaben 1-11

1817
...present, advances us in the digpity of thinking heings." " That man," he continues, " is little to he envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona ;" and, in the same strain of sentiment, I would ask, who could traverse with cold indifference and...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Band 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illustrious island, which...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island...
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