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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: with Murphy's essay, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...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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Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - America - 1825 - 459 pages
...no trace remains. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion," says an eminent British tourist, " 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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An historical defence of the Waldenses or Vaudois: inhabitants of the ...

Jean Rodolphe Peyran - Waldenses - 1826 - 534 pages
...and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion," observes, " 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 revolt of the bees [by J.M. Morgan].

John Minter Morgan - 1826
...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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Morus

Kenelm Henry Digby - Chivalry - 1826 - 311 pages
...the 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...were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power r Hist. lit. de 1'Italie ii. p. 373 and 453. of our senses, whatever makes the pas't, the distant,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would he 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, advances...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 2; Volume 140

Early English newspapers - 1826
...the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, If it were endeavoured ; and would be foolisb, 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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The Christian review and clerical magazine

1828
...savage clans, and roving barbarians, derived the benefit 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 Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 2

Religion - 1828
...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 memoir of the rev. Legh Richmond

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1828
...savage clans, and roving barbarians derived the benefit 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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