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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 Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volumes 1-2

1853
...would be foolish if it were possible. Far from me, imd far 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 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 toan is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1816
...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, The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 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 Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - 1818 - 520 pages
...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. 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. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...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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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United ...

Alexander Wilson - 1828
...the island of Icolmkill! " Far from me, and from my friends," says he, " be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue." That this frigid philosophy was a stranger to the soul of Wilson, we have...
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Views of society and manners in the north of Ireland, in a series ..., Volume 1

John Gamble - 1819
...carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. 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, and virtue : " and adding, with matchless pathos, " whose heart would not beat high...
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Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819 - 160 pages
...advances ив т the dignity of thinking being«. 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. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on...
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Weaver's Magazine and Literary Companion, Volume 2

1819
...knowledge, anil the blessings of religion. Fitr " 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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