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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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A View of the Life, Travels, and Philanthropic Labours of the Late John ...

John Aikin, William Hayley - Philanthropists - 1814 - 180 pages
...spot. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavourOed, and it 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: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...and the blessings of religion," is remarkable for its piety, pathos, and sublimity. " To abstract ihe mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if...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 New evangelical magazine and theological review

1817
...spot. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it 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. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1816
...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

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 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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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: Russia, Tartary ...

Edward Daniel Clarke - Europe - 1816
...spot. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it 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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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...John son, in one of the most celebrated passages of his writings, thus eloquently expresses himself: " 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, ad"...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - Oxford (England) - 1818 - 388 pages
...Johnson, in one of the most celebrated passages of his writings, thus eloquently expresses himself: " 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, ad*...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volumes 9-10

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...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 juvenile tourist ; or, Excursions into the west of England: into the ...

John Evans - History - 1818 - 520 pages
...To abstract the C6 PATRIOTIC REFLECTIONS. mind from all local emotion" says the great Dr. Johnson, " would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the present, or the future, predominant over the present, advances...
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