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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. "
Proceedings of the Iowa State Bar Association: Held at Des Moines, Iowa ... - Page 172
by Iowa State Bar Association, A. J. Small - 1912 - 262 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1826
...pleasure. " To abitrut iho mind from all local trootion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever...the future predominate over the present, advances us ia the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far Oct. 19.J Among the ruins of lona. 381 Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy...
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The Lives of the Primitive Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal ..., Volume 12

Alban Butler, Charles Butler - Christian saints - 1800
...another world. " Whatever," says Dr Johnson, " withdraws us from the power of our senses ; what" ever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate...over " the present, advances us in the dignity of human beings." It would be difficult to point out persons to whom this can be better applied than these...
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Voyages and travels - 1801 - 359 pages
...whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses—whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances...
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The beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: consisting of maxims and ...

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi, James Boswell - 1804 - 394 pages
...EMOTJOW. ' To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured; and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the Sienity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, «s may...
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Elements of general knowledge: introductory to useful books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Literary Criticism - 1805
...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever...future, predominate over the present, advances us to the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever...future, predominate over the present, advances us to the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever...future predominate over the present, advances us in tie dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...religion. To abstract the mind from I all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our sense?, i whatever makes the pant, the distant, or the future, predominate over the presensr advances...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 1

George Gregory - Style, Literary - 1808
...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes tha past, the distant, or the future predominate over (he present, advances us in the dignity of thinking...
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