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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. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct... "
Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and Descriptive ... - Page 163
by W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

1826
...; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us ia the dignity of thinking beings. 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,...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 384 pages
...ienfes ; 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 and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: Which are Contained ...

Donald MacNicol - 1779 - 371 pages
...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 which has been dignified...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1785 - 534 pages
...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 which has been dignified...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1785 - 524 pages
...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 which has been dignified...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1785 - 384 pages
...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, friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...present, 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 as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery,...
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A Tour Through the Highlands of Scotland, and the Hebride Isles in MDCCLXXXVI

John Knox - 1787 - 379 pages
...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 which has been dignified...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...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 which has been dignified...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in K k 3 the the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduft us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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