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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. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct... "
The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 342
by James Boswell - 1786 - 442 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

1826
...; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us ia the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 384 pages
...endeavoured, and would be foolifh, if it were poffible. Whate er withdraws us from the power of our ienfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future...unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whofe patriotifm would not gain force...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 268 pages
...endeavoured, and would be foolifh, if it were poflible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our lenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future...thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be hich frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: In which are ...

Donald MacNicol - 1779 - 371 pages
...endeavoured, and would be foolifh, if it were poffible. Whatever draws us from the power of T 3 our our fenfes; whatever makes the paft, the diftant,...and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1785 - 384 pages
...Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. We were now treading that illuftrious Ifland, which...thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1785 - 524 pages
...local emotion would be impoffible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolifh, if it were poflible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our fenfes,...from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...local emotion would be impoflible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolifh, if it were poflible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our fenfes...and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or...
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A Tour Through the Highlands of Scotland, and the Hebride Isles in MDCCLXXXVI

John Knox - 1787 - 379 pages
...endeavoured, and would be foolifh; if it were poffible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our V fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or...fuch frigid philofophy as may conduit us indifferent V and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or virtue. That mart is...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in K k 3 the the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduft us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, pr...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...knowledge, and the bleffings of religion. To abftract the mind from all local emotion would be impoflible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolifh if it...from my friends, . be fuch frigid philofophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wifdom, bravery, or...
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