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" ... the main object. The importance of this object held his faculties in a state of excitement which was too rigid to be affected by lighter interests, and on which, therefore, the beauties of nature and of art had no power. He had no leisure feeling... "
Mental Discipline: With Reference to the Acquisition and Communication of ... - Page 106
by Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1847 - 320 pages
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 1, Part 1

1805
...devotion which seemed to annihilate to his perceptions all others ; it was a stern pathos of soul on which the beauties of nature and of art had no power. He....existence and operation, by falling into the grand one. There have not been wanting trivial minds to mark this as a fault in his character. But the mere man...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...which seemed to annihilate to his perceptions all others ; it was a stern pathos of soul, on which the beauties of nature and of art had no power. He...existence and operation, by falling into the grand one. There have not been wanting trivial minds to mark this as a fault in his character. But the mere man...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 5

1806
...\vhicn seemed to annihilate to his perceptions all others : it was a stern pathos of soul on which the beauties of nature and of art had no power. He had DO lersnre feeling which he could spare, to be diverted among the innumerable varieties of the extensive...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1806
...which seemed to annihilate to hi» perceptions all others ; it -rfas a stern pathos of soul, on which the beauties of nature and of art had no power. He had nö leisere feeling, which he could spare, to be diverted among the innumerable varieties of the extensive...
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The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory, Volume 3

1808
...faculties in a state of excitement which was too rigid to be affected by lighter interests, and on which therefore the beauties of nature and of art...existence and operation, by falling into, the grand one. There have not been wanting trivial minds, to mark this as a fault in his character. But the mere men...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 3

1808
...faculties in a state of excitement which was too rigid to be affected by lighter interests, and on which therefore the beauties of nature and of art...feelings lost their separate existence and operation, by falling1 into the grand one. There have not been wanting trivial minds, to mark this as a fault in...
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Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of John Howard, the Philanthropist

James Baldwin Brown - 1823 - 657 pages
...faculties in a state of excitement which was too rigid to be affected by lighter interests, and on which therefore the beauties of nature and of art...existence and operation by falling into the grand one. There have not been wanting trivial minds, to mark this as a fault in his character. But the mere man...
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An Historical Inquiry Into the Principal Circumstances and Events Relative ...

Barclay Mounteney - 1824 - 539 pages
...which seemed to annihilate, to his perceptions, all others: it was a stern pathos of soul, on which the beauties of nature and of art had no power. He...existence and operation, by falling into the grand one. There have not been wanting trivial minds to mark this as a 523 fault in his character; but the mere...
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Hints to Parents ...: No. I[-VI], Issues 1-6

1825
...characters, first introduced in short conversations, and afterwards more in detail, is of great value beauties of nature and of art had no power. He had...existence and operation, by falling into the grand one. There have not been wanting trivial minds to mark this as a fault in his character. But the mere men...
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Hints to Parents: In Two Parts

1825 - 72 pages
...faculties in a state of excitement which was too rigid to be afiected by lighter interests, and on which therefore the beauties of nature and of art...innumerable varieties of the extensive scene which lie traversed ; all his subordinate feelings lost their separate existence and operation, by falling...
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