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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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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

1819
...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 U little to be envied, whose patriotism •would not gain force...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...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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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Volumes 1-3

Thomas Cromwell - 1820
...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 any ground, which has been dignified by wisdom or by virtue. That man is little to be envied whose piety will not grow warmer as he treads...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...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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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - 1822
...dignity of 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 which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, iv hose patriotism would not gain force...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...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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Travels in New-England and New-York, Volume 3

Timothy Dwight - 1822
...present ; advances 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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Travels in New-England and New-York, Volume 3

Timothy Dwight - 1822
...present ; advances 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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Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., Volume 1

David Stewart - 1822
...in dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, aud 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. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of ...

William Otter - 1824 - 670 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, and virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force...
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