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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 Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Стр. 17
1836 - Страниц: 444
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Vindication of Dr. Paley's Theory of Morals from the Principal Objections of ...

Rev. Latham Wainewright - 1830 - Страниц: 204
...observes the author of the Rambler *, " is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." And he who in tracing the academic haunts of the wise and the learned of elder times, does not feel...
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Oxford: A Poem

Robert Montgomery - 1831 - Страниц: 258
...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...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." There is nothing romantic in their appearance, distinct from other collegiate chambers ; but the sombre...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to ..., Том 3

James Boswell - 1831
...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...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona l \" Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the ..., Том 3

James Boswell - 1831
...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...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona ' !" Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - Страниц: 199
...set foot on their island. But the spirit of Columba never left the place, and Johnson was to remark: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism...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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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...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...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona! [JWI 123-24] The reverence for the religious heritage of lona Johnson shares with Martin. But both...
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Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson

Leopold Damrosch - 1989 - Страниц: 262
...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...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona" (journey 148). Boswell quotes this passage reverently "as conveying my own sensations much more forcibly...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - Страниц: 495
...Druidical origin. It is in reference to all these remains of ancient religion that Johnson exclaims, 'That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer amid the ruins of lona.' In the 'Lord of the...
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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 - Страниц: 266
...my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue....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 - Страниц: 192
...build their own byres and dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would...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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