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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 Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine - Página 121
1817
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1811
...were ," endeavoured, and it would be " fooliih if it were possible. What" everwithdiaws us from die power •" of our senses; whatever makes " the past, the distant, or the fu" lure predominate over the pre» " sent, advances us in the dignity " of thinking beings. Far be...
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Observations on the Character, Customs, and Superstitions of the Irish: And ...

Daniel Dewar - 1812 - 360 páginas
...though far inferior to the songs of other times, it was not useless. " Whatever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from the power of " our senses ; whatever...predominate over the " present, advances us in the dignity of think" ing beings."* The poetry and sceuldachs of even those degenerate times had this happy...
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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Volumen1

Edward Daniel Clarke - 1813
...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...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far be from me, and from my friends, that frigid philosophy which might...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 460 páginas
...local emotions would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...
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An Historical and Architectural Essay Relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol ...

John Britton - 1813 - 72 páginas
....but may be rendered useful and instructive. w Whatever/' says the eloquent author just quoted, *f 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." Thus,...
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A View of the Life, Travels, and Philanthropic Labours of the Late John ...

John Aikin - 1814 - 180 páginas
...local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavourOed, and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses;...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far be from me, and from my friends, that frigid philosophy which might...
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The New evangelical magazine and theological review, Volumen3

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...future, predominate over the present; advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far be from me, and from my friends, that frigid philosophy which might...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 páginas
...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,...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 páginas
...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...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen8

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...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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