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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 Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ... - Page 66
by John Evans - 1818 - 520 pages
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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...of his writings, thus eloquently expresses himself: " To abstract the mind from all local emotion " would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, " and...power of our " senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad" vances us in the dignity of thinking beings....
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Issues 1-11

1817
...moralist has truly said, that it is impossihle to ahstract the mind from all local emotion ; and " 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 digpity of thinking heings."...
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The Philological and Biographical Works of Charles Butler, Esquire, of ...

Charles Butler - Philology - 1817
...they abounded ; in other respects they seemed of another world. " What" ever," says Dr. Johnson, " 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 human " beings."...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would...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....
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - Oxford (England) - 1818 - 388 pages
...of his writings, thus eloquently expresses himself: " To abstract the mind from all local emotion " would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, " and...from the power of our " senses, whatever makes the past^.the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad* vances us in the dignity of thinking...
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The Evangelical Guardian and Review, Volume 2

Religion - 1818
...' To abstract the mind from all (oca emotion would be impossible if i were endeavoured, and it wouh be foolish if it were possible Whatever withdraws...power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the pre sent, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings....
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - Oxford (England) - 1818 - 388 pages
...To abstract the mind from all local emotion '• ' would be impossible, if it were endeavoured,, IS and would be foolish, -if it ' were possible. " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our 11 senses, whatever makes the past," the distant, or " the future, predominate over the present, ad"...
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Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ..., Volume 1

John Christian Curwen - Agricultural laborers - 1818
...purpose, which, in time, must produce its effect. Dr. Johnson, in his Tour to the Hebrides, says, " Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, and the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings."...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

Parishes - 1819
...abstract the mind from all local Mon»«tie' motion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; ' and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws...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....
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - Ireland - 1819
...mind from all local Monmie emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; ' " ' and it would-be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us...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....
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