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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: And Journal of Improvement in Architecture ... - Page 327
edited by - 1834
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A Loose Canon: Essays on History, Modernity and Tradition

Brian J. Coman - 2007 - 172 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. But Johnson and Boswell were not the only literary figures to be attracted to these western islands....
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Partners in God's Love

John Davey - 2007 - 404 pages
...patriotism. "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." But to keep things in balance he also said: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." What has Scripture to say about this love? For thousands of years Jewish patriots have composed hymns...
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The Globe, Volumes 12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...outweighs ten thousand suns. Of such patriotism we might hear Dr. Johnson very differently saying: "That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains of Marathon," adding, "or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona."...
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