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" Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery... "
A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ... - Page 619
1819
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - 1801 - 359 pages
...religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion, would be impossible if it were endeavored, 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 the present, advances...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1807
...religion. To abstract the mind from I 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 sense?, i whatever makes the pant, the distant, or the future, predominate over the presensr advances...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1808
...religion. 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 tha past, the distant, or the future predominate over (he present, advances us in the dignity of thinking...
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Discourse Delivered Before the New-York Historical Society: At Their ...

DeWitt Clinton - 1812 - 81 pages
...with us in any other respect.* "To abstract the mind from all local emotion, says an eminent moralist, would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it would be foolish if it were possible." The places where great events have been performed — where great virtues have been exhibited — where...
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

New-York Historical Society - 1814
...us in any other respect. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion," says an eminent moralist, " would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and it would be foolish if it were possible."* The places where * Johnson's Tour to the Hebrides great events have been performed; where great virtues...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 pages
..." To abstract the mind from all local emotion " would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, " and would be foolish, if it 'were possible. " Whatever...from the power of our " senses, whatever makes the past^.the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad* vances us in the dignity of thinking...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 pages
...abstract the mind from all local emotion '• ' would be impossible, if it were endeavoured,, IS and would be foolish, -if it ' were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our 11 senses, whatever makes the past," the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad"...
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Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819 - 160 pages
...the mind from all local Monatiic emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; A"ti4n '"** and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever...withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes <he past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances ив т the dignity of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1823
...religion. 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, dry and hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use of metaphorical...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...religion. 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 inakea the past the distant or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity...
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