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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, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon... "
The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 139
1819
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The Architectural Magazine, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - 1834
...To apply the words of our great moralist, " Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy ! 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." For the...
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Loudon's Architectural Magazine: And Journal of Improvement in ..., Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - 1834
...To apply the words of our great moralist, " Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy ! 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." For the...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1834
...us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, 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 warm among the ruins of lona." Yet it was...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by 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. JOHNSON....
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A Grammar of Logic and Intellectual Philosophy: On Didactic Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1835 - 304 pages
...any light or indifferent discourse when such objects are before us. " That man," eaiys Dr. Johnson, " is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." 226. On account of their unlimited range,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D (1815)

Robert Anderson - 1974 - 639 pages
...us, indifferent and nnmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by 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." As a political...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 pages
...set foot on their island. But the spirit of Columba never left the place, and Johnson was to remark: "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 walked...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 pages
...Druidical origin. It is in reference to all these remains of ancient religion that Johnson exclaims, '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 amid the ruins of lona.' In the 'Lord...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 pages
...conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by 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? (p. 148)...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 pages
...build their own byres and dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: 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. Another visitor...
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