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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
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1826
...the man of wit, and the pity of the man of pleasure. " To abitrut iho mind from all local trootion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and...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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...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 journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...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 beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: consisting of maxims and ...

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi, James Boswell - 1804 - 394 pages
...be pleasure without dan- •' ger, aud security without restraint.(T TREASURES OF LOCAL EMOTJOW. ' 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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Elements of general knowledge: introductory to useful books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Literary Criticism - 1805
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessingsof 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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessingsof 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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...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, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from I all local emotion would be impossible, if it were...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our sense?, i whatever makes the pant, the distant, or the future, predominate over the presensr advances...
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Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...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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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 1

George Gregory - Style, Literary - 1808
...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 tha past, the distant, or the future predominate over (he present, advances...
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