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" To abstract the mind from all 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 ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 364
by James Boswell - 1922
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826 - 724 pages
...the man of wit, and the pity of the man of pleasure. " To abitrut iho mind from all local trootion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; and...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...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1775 - 280 pages
...power of our lenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of 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 - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1779 - 392 pages
...3 our our fenfes; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Maxims - 1782 - 482 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy, as may conduct us indifferent, and unmoved, over any...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1785 - 546 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future, predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1785 - 548 pages
...power of our fenfes, whatever makes the part, the diftant, or the future, predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be fuch frigid philofophy 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 - Authors, English - 1785 - 400 pages
...power of our fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of 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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786 - 552 pages
...Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all...advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far Oct. 19.J Among the ruins of lona. 381 Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 546 pages
...power of our fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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A Tour Through the Highlands of Scotland, and the Hebride Isles in MDCCLXXXVI

John Knox - Electronic book - 1787 - 568 pages
...of our V fenfes ; whatever makes the paft, the diftant, or the future predominate over the prefent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, / be fuch frigid philofophy as may conduit us indifferent V and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified...
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