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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. "
The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine - Página 119
1817
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volumen1

1831
...shall conclude my present observations with the words of our great moralist; " That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lonn." Feb. 9. TEMPLAHIUS. LORD EnSEINE AT НOI.RHЛМ. " I had frequently had an opportunity of meeting...
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Volumen1

William Jones - 1831
...unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon...the plain of MARATHON, or whose piety would not grow wanner among the ruins of lona."—Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides. eentury, composed a eulogy on...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 páginas
...But the spirit of Columba never left the place, and Johnson was to remark: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." We walked pensively southward and then turned west along the road to the Hill of the Angels from which...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 páginas
...unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona? (p. 148) With its references to the past and the classics, this writing exemplifies a form of that...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 páginas
...dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was Sir Walter Scott, who described the inhabitants as being in the last state of poverty...
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Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation ...

Leith Davis - 1998 - 219 páginas
...own account: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plan of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Iona\" (5: 334). Boswell presents Johnson and himself as conjoined in patriotism and piety. Not only...
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Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810

Harriet Guest, Lecturer Department of English Harriet Guest - 2000 - 350 páginas
...unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. 35 The extreme admiration Banks and Boswell felt for this passage was, I imagine, a response to the...
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - 2001 - 580 páginas
...unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona!89" That is well said; and it underlines the way in which Johnson's learning, his sense of history...
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The Abolition of Man

C. S. Lewis - 2009 - 128 páginas
...used Johnson's famous passage from the Western Islands, which concludes: 'That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Iona.'! They might have taken that place in The Prelude where Wordsworth describes how the antiquity...
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Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, Volumen12

Scottish Mountaineering Club - 1913
...prose, the famous passage which ends in the typically Augustan declamation : " That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." Less often quoted is the delightful account of the Doctor's arrival at Lochbuie—" where we found...
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