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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. "
A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ... - Page 619
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 268 pages
...power of our lenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be hich frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: In which are ...

Donald MacNicol - 1779 - 371 pages
...3 our our fenfes; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral ...

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 209 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy, as may conduct us indifferent, and unmoved, over any...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1785 - 524 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the part, the diftant, or the future, predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1785 - 524 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future, predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...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...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far Oct. 19.J Among the ruins of lona. 381 Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy...
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A Tour Through the Highlands of Scotland, and the Hebride Isles in MDCCLXXXVI

John Knox - 1787 - 379 pages
...of our V fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, / be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduit us indifferent V and unmoved over any ground...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...power of our fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 235 pages
...power of our fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diltant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as. may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground...
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Picturesque Views on the River Thames: From Its Source in ..., Volume 2

Samuel Ireland - 1792
..." fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the dif" tant, or the future, predominate over the *' prefent, advances us in the dignity of " thinking beings. Far from me, and from " my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy, as ** may conduft us indiiferent and unmoved * Johnfon's...
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