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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. "
Miscellaneous Works of Sir James Mackintoch - Seite 399
von Sir James Mackintosh - 1871 - 596 Seiten
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian instructor]., Band 5

1829
...Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from the power of the senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings:" and all experience testifies, that nothing accomplishes this so effectually as religious retirement....
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Mary Queen of Scots: And Other Poems

John Heneage Jesse - 1829 - 127 Seiten
...possible. 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 rigid philosophy, as may conduct us unmoved over any ground,...
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A memoir of the rev. Legh Richmond

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 364 Seiten
...possible. 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 us, indifferent and unmoved,...
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A sermon [on John v, 2,3] in aid of the funds of the Sussex county ..., Band 1

1829
...great writer, referring to this very point, observes, that " whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings;" and accordingly wise men have always approved and sanctioned a guarded indulgence of the feeling to...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M.: Of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 362 Seiten
...possible. 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 thfhking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent...
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The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1830
...impart : Whatever withdraws us from the power of our •rotea ; 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 fer from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct es indiffèrent and unmoved...
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Sermons on various subjects

John Stedman - 1830
...that " 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." In reference to our present subject, the obiervation carries with it much weight. For what, I may ask,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to ..., Band 3

James Boswell - 1831
...possible. 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 us indifferent and unmoved...
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Oxford: A Poem,

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 249 Seiten
...possible ! 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 us indifferent and unmoved...
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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1831
...possible ! 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 us indifferent and unmoved...
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