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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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Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - Tullaroan (Ireland : Parish) - 1819 - 160 pages
...mind from all local Monatiic emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured ; A"ti4n '"** and it would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes <he past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances ив т the dignity of...
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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Volumes 1-3

Thomas Cromwell - Architecture - 1820
...increase our veneration. In a word, on viewing such a scene "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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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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Rome, in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of ..., Volume 1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - Rome (Italy) - 1820
...heroic virtue. It was well observed by Johnson, that " 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...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 be foolish if it were possible. Whatingly dry and hard, he disapproved of the richness of Johnson's language, and of his frequent use...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...the new edition of the Biographia Britannica, but had declined it ; which he afterwards said to me he would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would...power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predo. minate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinkingbeings....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...the new edition of the Biographia Britannica, but had declined it; which he afterwards said to me he 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...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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Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., Volume 1

David Stewart - Clans - 1822
...the benefit 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 dignity of thinking beings. Far...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...throne." — v. 583, 4. euliarities of bis style, — " 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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