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The British Tourists: Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1809
...benefits of knowledge, -and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion vfonld be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of Our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, ad. vances...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1810
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the 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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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached ..., Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - Education - 1810
...has dignified by one of the most splendid passages in his writings '. - See All Souls, p. 189. k " 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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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - Literary Criticism - 1810
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the 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 Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1810 - 414 pages
...knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be T t impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, adTances...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1811
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the 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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General view of the agriculture of the Hebrides, or western isles of ...

James MacDonald - Technology & Engineering - 1811 - 824 pages
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the 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 th» present, advances...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the 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 journal of a tour to the Hebrides: with Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1813 - 460 pages
...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and 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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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Volume 1

Edward Daniel Clarke, Robert Walpole - Africa - 1813
...spot. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it would be foolish if it were 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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