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" Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. "
The Living Age ... - Pagina 247
1866
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Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ..., Volume 1

John Christian Curwen - 1818
...purpose, which, in time, must produce its effect. Dr. Johnson, in his Tour to the Hebrides, says, " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, and the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." A school,...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Volume 2

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 pagina’s
...endeavoured,, IS and would be foolish, -if it ' were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our 11 senses, whatever makes the past," the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad" vances us in the dignity of thinking beings. IC Far from me and from my friends be such frigid...
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The Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - 1818 - 520 pagina’s
...Dr. Johnson, " would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the present, or the future, predominant over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings....
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ...

1829
...thought that whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, or makes the past, the distant, and the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.* His was no frigid philosophy, no habitual devotion ; his heart was warm, his soul was sincere, and...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Volume 1

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 pagina’s
...emotion " would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, " and would be foolish, if it 'were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our " senses, whatever makes the past^.the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad* vances us in the dignity of thinking...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819
...motion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; ' and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved, over...
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Transactions of the Literary Society of Bombay, Volume 1

Literary Society of Bombay - 1819
..." Whatever withdraws us from the dominion of the senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, and the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." It is not for me to attempt an estimate of those exertions for the advancement of knowledge which...
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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Volumes 1-3

Thomas Cromwell - 1820
...local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses;...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from us, and from our friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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Rome, in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of ..., Volume 1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1820
...local emotion, would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us unmoved over any ground...
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