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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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Elements of Moral Philosophy, Volume 1

Daniel Dewar - Christian ethics - 1826
...the savage of the wood, or in the vassal of the tyrant, hopeless. " Whatever," 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 thinking beings."...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 1

Daniel Dewar - Christian ethics - 1826
...the savage of the wood, or in the vassal of the tyrant, hopeless. " Whatever," 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 thinking beings."...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 2

Liberalism (Religion) - 1828
...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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A memoir of the rev. Legh Richmond

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1828 - 667 pages
...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 the dignity of thinking beings....
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The Christian review and clerical magazine, Volume 2

1828
...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 the dignity of thinking beings....
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The Religious Magazine, Or Spirit of the Foreign Theological ..., Volume 2

Religion - 1828
...from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be fuolish if it wore 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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Mary Queen of Scots: And Other Poems

John Heneage Jesse - 1829 - 127 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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Leigh's new pocket road-book of Scotland

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1829
...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 the dignity of thinking beings....
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A memoir of the rev. Legh Richmond

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 364 pages
...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 the dignity of thinking beings....
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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M.: Of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - Clergy - 1829 - 362 pages
...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 the dignity of thfhking beings....
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