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" 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 the past, the distant, or the future predominate over... "
The Legal News - Page 547
edited by - 1878
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - Oxford (England) - 1818 - 388 pages
...To abstract the mind from all local emotion '• ' would be impossible, if it were endeavoured,, IS and would be foolish, -if it ' were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our 11 senses, whatever makes the past," the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad"...
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The Evangelical Guardian and Review, Volume 2

Religion - 1818
...' To abstract the mind from all (oca emotion would be impossible if i were endeavoured, and it wouh 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 pre sent, advances...
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Survey of Tullaroan, or Grace's Parish, in the cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - Tullaroan (Ireland : Parish) - 1819 - 160 pages
...mind from all local Monatiic emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; A"ti4n '"** and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes <he past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

Parishes - 1819
...abstract the mind from all local Mon»«tie' motion 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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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

Parishes - 1819
...mind from all local Monmie 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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Rome, in the nineteenth century: containing a complete account of ..., Volume 1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - Rome (Italy) - 1820
...nature, with the most exalted wisdom, and the most heroic virtue. It was well observed by Johnson, that " to abstract the mind from all local emotion,...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

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

Thomas Cromwell - Architecture - 1820
...valley, the lake of considerable extent, all increase our veneration. In a word, on viewing such a scene "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 life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...the new edition of the Biographia Britannica, but had declined it; which he afterwards said to me he 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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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: comprehending an account of his ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1821
...the new edition of the Biographia Britannica, but had declined it ; which he afterwards said to me he 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, predo. minate over the present, advances...
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