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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. "
Loudon's Architectural Magazine - Page 327
edited by - 1834
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, briavery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Maratkon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona * 1" * Had our Tour produced...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1807
...bravery, or virtue. The man is little 1 to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon tl,e plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." cellence in style, when it is used with propriety, for it 1777gives you two ideas for one ;— conveys...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 2

George Gregory - 1808
...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...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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The British Tourists: Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...us indifferent and unmoved over any ground whjch has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would riot grow warmer among the ruins of I-ona ! We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 54

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1835
...CVII, E OF or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of human beings. That man 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.' Yet Marathon...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...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 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 Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 414 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...the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow wanner among the ruins of lona /"* Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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 plajn of Marathon* or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins oflona. We came too late to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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...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
...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...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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