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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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Mary Queen of Scots: And Other Poems

John Heneage Jesse - 1829 - 127 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,...predominate -over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such rigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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Leigh's new pocket road-book of Scotland

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1829
...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 Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M.: Of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 362 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 thfhking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volumen5

1829
...the present is unquestionable. " Whatever," says Dr. Johnson, " withdraws us from the power of the senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the...future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings:" and all experience testifies, that nothing accomplishes this so effectually...
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A sermon [on John v, 2,3] in aid of the funds of the Sussex county hospital ...

James Stuart M. Anderson - 1829
...only innocent, but laudable and useful. A great writer, referring to this very point, observes, that " whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings;" and accordingly wise men have always approved and sanctioned a guarded...
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Sermons on various subjects

John Stedman - 1830 - 346 páginas
...and the works that are therein shall be burned up. It is the observation of a great moralist, that " whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses...future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." In reference to our present subject, the obiervation carries with it much...
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The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1830
...And hence the chirm hiftoric scenes impart : Whatever withdraws us from the power of our •rotea ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and fer from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...
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Oxford: A Poem

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - 258 páginas
...from all local emotion would be impossible if 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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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1831
...from all local emotion would be impossible if 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 life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volumen3

James Boswell - 1831
...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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