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The Legal News - Page 547
edited by - 1878
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The works of William Cowper; his life and letters by W. Hayley, ed. by T.S ...

William Cowper - History - 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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

Periodicals - 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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Works: Life and Letters, Volume 2

William Cowper, William Hayley - 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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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1835
...grand sentence? "To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if endeavoured, aud 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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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1836
...savage dans 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, whdtey,e,r makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances...
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A Discourse Pronounced at the Capitol of the United States: In the Hall of ...

Lewis Cass - United States - 1836 - 58 pages
...said that " to abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavored, 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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Tourist's Guide Through Scotland: Upon a New and Improved Plan

1837
...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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Lectures on general literature, poetry &c: delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1838 - 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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A history of the Highlands and of the Highland clans, Volume 1

James Browne - Clans - 1838
...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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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures

William Jones - 1838
...savage clans nml 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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