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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.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 155
by James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
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Picturesque Views on the River Thames: From Its Source in ..., Volume 2

Samuel Ireland - 1792
...conduft us indiiferent and unmoved * Johnfon's Journey to the Weftern Iflands of Scotland, P- 346. (С over any ground which has been dignified " by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. That man " is littk to be envied, whofe patriotifm " would not gain force upon the plain of " Marathon !" Surely...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 92

1793
...us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and fi om my friends be fiich frigid pliilolophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied', whole gatriotifm would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whofe piety would not grow warmer...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 94

1794
...in tSe dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy из may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain fjrcc upon the plain of Marathon, or whofa p:ety would not grow warmer among the ru'ns of lona.' Wno,...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1797
...ver. 3, 4, " Far from me, and from my friends,'1 fays he, "be fuch frigid philoinphy as may conduit us indifferent and unmoved^ over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. Thaf man is little tp be envied whjfe paiŁotT ¡I'm would not gain force upon the plain cf Marathon,...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 288 pages
...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground ēwhich has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 104

1856
...call for factitious warmth, than Rogers : ' Far from me, and my ' friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent ' and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by ' wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; ' and, go where he would, his * ' Mit dem Giirtel, mit dem Schleier,...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...the Sienity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, ęs may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gam force upon...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...advances us to the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground, which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...advances us to the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground, which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...advances us in tie dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue.- That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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