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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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The New evangelical magazine and theological review, Volume 3

1817
...local emotion, 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 be from me, and from my friends, that frigid philosophy which might conduct us indifferent or unmoved...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 pagina’s
...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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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1816
...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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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The Philological and Biographical Works of Charles Butler, Esquire, of ...

Charles Butler - 1817
...they abounded ; in other respects they seemed of another world. " What" ever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from " the power of our senses; whatever...over " the present, advances us in the dignity of human " beings." It would be difficult to point out persons to whom this can be better applied than...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Nummers 1-11

1817
...moralist has truly said, that it is impossihle to ahstract the mind from all local emotion ; and " whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the digpity of thinking heings." " That man," he continues, " is little to he envied, whose patriotism...
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The Philological and Biographical Works of Charles Butler, Esquire, of ...

Charles Butler - 1817
...In other respects, they seemed of another world : — " Whatever withdraws us," says Dr. Johnson, " from the power of our senses ; whatever makes " the..." over the present, advances us in the dignity of " rational beings." It would be difficult to point out any, to whom this observation can be better...
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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...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,...distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad" vances us in the dignity of thinking beings. " Far from me and from my friends be such frigid "...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...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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The Evangelical Guardian and Review, Volume 2

1818
...(oca emotion would be impossible if i were endeavoured, and it wouh be foolish if it were possible Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...past, the distant, or the future predominate over the pre sent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far be from me, and from my friend?, that...
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