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" That man is little 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 lona. "
New Cambridge Guide; Or, A Description of the University, Town, and County ... - Page 94
1804 - 130 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

1826
...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 would not grow warmer among the ruins of looa." Yours, &c. PHILOCHTHES. IN connection with the subject of the Earl of Shrewsbury's Irish titles...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little 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 that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - 1801 - 359 pages
...bravery, or virtue !—that man is little 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 lona." The city of Diarbeker itself is situated in a delightful plain on the banks of the river Tigris, and...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1802
...be;n dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; whose patriotism would- not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The 9 travcllesy traveller, who, with an amiable enthusiasm in literature and science, roams over the...
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The Monthly Review

1802
...been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow- warmer among the ruins of lona." The 9 traveller, traveller, who, with an amiable enthusiasm in literature and science, roams over the...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little 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 lona " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the si<»hl of the monuments...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little 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 lona " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the sight of the monuments...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marrathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1807
...bravery, or virtue. The man is little 1 to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon tl,e plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." cellence in style, when it is used with propriety, for it 1777gives you two ideas for one ;— conveys...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Maratkon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona * 1" * Had our Tour produced nothing else but this .sublime passage, the world must have acknowledged...
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