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" Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct... "
Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the Highlanders of ... - Page 14
by David Stewart (Major-General.) - 1825
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1826
...the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man k little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1802
...who could traverse with indifference ground which had been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; whose patriotism •would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose pietf would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Ths 9 ' tmcller, traveller, who, with an amiable...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 268 pages
...in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be hich frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wildom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 384 pages
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduit us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: Which are Contained ...

Donald MacNicol - Scotland - 1779 - 371 pages
...in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue ! That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 228 pages
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy, as may conduct us indifferent, and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. That That man is little to be envied whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1785
...the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue; That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1785 - 534 pages
...the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...19.J Among the ruins of lona. 381 Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona1 !' Upon hearing...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides: With Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1786 - 442 pages
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduit us indifferent and unmoved over any ground .which has been dignified by wildom, bravery or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force upon...
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