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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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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...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 which has been dignified by wisdom, briavery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1808
...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 which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 414 pages
...us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far fronv 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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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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 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: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...cc 4 the 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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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings Attached to ..., Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as would conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue." Journey to the Western Islands. Few places, t may be added, afford such...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 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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General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of ...

James MacDonald (A.M.), Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 1811 - 824 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 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, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 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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An Historical and Architectural Essay Relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol ...

John Britton - 1813 - 72 pages
...other. " Far from me, and far from my friends," as Dr. Johnson observes, " 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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