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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 Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1853
...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." While a pilgrimage to Palestine may be made, as it often is, subservient to the cause of error and...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 4

1814
...mist of the morning. If " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force in the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona," surely he is still more to be pitied, whose heart swells with no virtuous emotion when the clouds of...
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Collections of the New York Historical Society

1814
...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 Jona," we may, with equal confidence, assert, that morbid must be his sensibility, and small must be...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 3

1815
...scholar or the philosopher; " that man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain fofce upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." ' . The study of the Gothic architecture takes no weaker hold upon the mind, for it connects itself...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 pages
...wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That toan 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." As a political writer, his productions are more distinguished by subtlety of disquisition, poignancy...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 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. 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. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1816
...wisdom, bravery, or virtue, The 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 richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use of metaphorical expressions. JOHNSON. "...
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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...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." And who but must feel emotion of such a nature — who but must be sensible of a generous elevation of...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Issues 1-11

1817
...heings." " That man," he continues, " is little to he envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain .of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona ;" and, in the same strain of sentiment, I would ask, who could traverse with cold indifference and stoical...
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