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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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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - America - 1825 - 459 pages
...no trace remains. " To abstract the mind from all local emotion," says an eminent British tourist, " 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.: A journey to the western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...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...withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever inakea the past the distant or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity...
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The Revolt of the Bees ...

John Minter Morgan - Socialism - 1826 - 272 pages
...benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions 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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An Historical Defence of the Waldenses Or Vaudois: Inhabitants of the ...

Jean Rodolphe Peyran - Protestantism - 1826 - 534 pages
...of knowledge and the blessings of religion," observes, " 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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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1826
...marked with all the peculiarities of his 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would he impossible, if it were endeavoured; and would be foolish,...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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Broadstone of Honor

Kenelm Henry Digby - Chivalry - 1826 - 311 pages
...the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotions would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would...were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power r Hist. lit. de 1'Italie ii. p. 373 and 453. of our senses, whatever makes the pas't, the distant,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1826
...the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, If it were endeavoured ; and would be foolisb, 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 present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings....
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