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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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Inquiries Concerning the Intellectual Powers: And the Investigation of Truth

John Abercrombie - 1834 - 376 pages
...Bannockburn, or Waterloo. " Far from me," says Dr. Johnson, " 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 Saturday magazine

1834
...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 History and Antiquities of the Castle and Town of Arundel ..., Volume 1

Mark Aloysius Tierney - 1834 - 772 pages
...us in the dig" nity 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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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1835
...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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835
...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 Textuary and ritualist; or, Biblical and liturgical repertory: by a ...

...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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Works: Life and Letters, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1835
...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 Illuminator, designed to exhibit the true principles of the Wesleyan ...

...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 life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1835
...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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