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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... "
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - World history - 1832
...of so striking an appearance, nor so many private houses which may rival even the palaces of Rome. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, tho distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances...
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Descriptive sketches of Tunbridge Wells and the Calverley estate: with brief ...

John Britton - Tunbridge Wells (England) - 1832 - 148 pages
...spark from apathy itself. " To abstract the mind," says the stern and eloquent moralist, Dr. Johnson, " from all local emotion would be impossible 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1833
...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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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 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 the present, advances...
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Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind

Thomas Brown - 1833
...Kings," instead of "gnashed his teeth To sec thee rend the pageants of his throne." v. 583-1 Q2 844 the mind from all local emotion would be impossible,...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, ...
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The Saturday magazine

1834
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits f 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 history and antiquities of the castle and town of Arundel: including the ...

Mark Aloysius Tierney - Arundel (England) - 1834 - 772 pages
...religion. To abstract the mind from all " local emotion would be impossible, if it were endea" voured, 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 present, advances...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1835
...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 Textuary and ritualist; or, Biblical and liturgical repertory: by a ...

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

James Boswell - 1835
...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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