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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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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 2

George Gregory - 1808
...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 Jona!" It would however be unreasonable to expect that every book of travels should be as highly •...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...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. We came too late to visit monuments; some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plajn of Marathon* or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins oflona. We came too late to visit monuments; some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was iu...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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. We came too late to visit monuments : some care •was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the...
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General view of the agriculture of the Hebrides, or western isles of ...

James MacDonald - 1811 - 824 pages
...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." Y y 2 Some Some of the fossils of Icolmkill deserve notice.— I. The Port-na-Cu' aich stone, often...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 Jona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in...
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Discourse Delivered Before the New-York Historical Society: At Their ...

DeWitt Clinton - 1812 - 81 pages
...horror: And if " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Joua," we may with equal confidence assert, that morbid must be his sensibility and small must be his...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 454 pages
...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 /." * * Had our Tour produced nothing .else but this sublime passage, the world must have acknowledged...
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An Historical and Architectural Essay Relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol ...

John Britton - 1813 - 72 pages
...bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona."* If the plains of Marathon, and the ruins of lona, be calculated to stimulate curiosity, and awaken...
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The Stranger: A Literary Paper ..., Volume 1

1813 - 424 pages
...POETRY. LOCAL EMOTION. " That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not pain force n the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the rums of lona." Jou>-s>- . Lives there a man who would not know On Marathon or Leuctra's plain, Warmer...
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