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The New monthly belle assemblée

...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

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1898 - 431 pages
...savage clans and roving barbarial? yn 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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Essays and Nature Studies: With Lectures

William John Clarke Miller - Natural history - 1899 - 220 pages
...— a man nowise given to sentiment — express the feelings of the best part of mankind when he said 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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A Cotswold Village; Or, Country Life and Pursuits in Gloucestershire

Joseph Arthur Gibbs - Cotswold Hills (England) - 1899 - 431 pages
...earth ; and perhaps he was right. Let us hear what he has to say about this halo of old association: " 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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Lord of the Isles. Occasional pieces

Sir Walter Scott - 1900
...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, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1900
...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 ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances...
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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Poems and ballads

Sir Walter Scott - 1900
...roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the uiiud from all local emotion would be impossible, if it...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 Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland, Volume 3

John Hill Burton - Architecture - 1901
...abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would bo 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 college manual of rhetoric

charles sears baldwin, a.m., ph.d - 1902
...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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