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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. - Σελίδα 199
των James Boswell - 1820
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...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...has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon,...

Rome, in the nineteenth century: containing a complete account of ..., Τόμος 1

Charlotte Anne Waldie Eaton - 1820
...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...friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little...

Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Τόμοι 1-3

Thomas Cromwell - 1820
...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...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from us, and from our friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over...

Historical Memoirs Respecting the English, Irish, and Scottish ..., Τόμος 4

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,...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 better applied,...

Rome in the nineteenth century: containing a complete account of the ruins ...

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1822 - 459 σελίδες
...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...friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little...

Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Τόμος 2

Thomas Brown - 1822
...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...thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends," he continues, " be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground...

Pamphlets, Religious: Miscellaneous, Τόμος 25

1822
...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 ; whatever...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." And yet, fresh as our country is, we are not entirely without those impressive evidences of mutability,...

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,...

Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., Τόμος 1

David Stewart - 1822
...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...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...

Travels in New-England and New-York, Τόμος 3

Timothy Dwight - 1822
...Johnson, " would be impossible, if it were endeavoured; would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever...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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