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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 life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the ..., 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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Descriptive Sketches of Tunbridge Wells and the Calverley Estate: With Brief ...

John Britton - 1832 - 148 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 far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1832
...possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, tho distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 324 Seiten
...taught, that " whatever withdraws us from the power of our 1 senses, and makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." Now this is the very essence, and to produce it is the end of poetry; in illustration of which the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...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 n>y friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine, Band 2

1833
...Dr. Johnson, " 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." This fine sentiment, though in words it may seem to contradict my statement, is yet in sense the same....
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Band 1

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
..." whatever withdraws us " from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the dis" tant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in " the dignity of thinking beings." No writer has possessed greater power to do this than Scott. He has not interested his readers by addressing...
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Occasional Discourses: Including Several Never Before Published

Francis Wayland - 1833 - 376 Seiten
...British moralist, " 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."f And when * Foster. \ Tour to the Hebrides. lona. \ we speak of faith, we refer to a principle...
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The Saturday magazine

1834
...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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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 Seiten
...impart; 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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