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" 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. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Page 15
1836 - 444 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has...dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man k little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...the ruins of lona. 381 Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona1 !' Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1800 - 288 pages
...dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground •which has...Marathon, or •whose piety would not grow warmer ajnong the ruins of lona! We came too late to visit monuments r some care was necessary tor ourselves....
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Adventure and adventurers - 1801 - 359 pages
...from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and uumoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom,...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The city of Diarbeker itself is situated in a delightful plain on the banks of the river Tigris, and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 104

1856
...warmth, than Rogers : ' Far from me, and my ' friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent ' and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by ' wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; ' and, go where he would, his * ' Mit dem Giirtel, mit dem Schleier, Reisst der schone Wahn entzwei."...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...thinking beings. Far from me, and far from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, s may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has...is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gam force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not erow warmer among the ruins of lona....
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New Cambridge Guide; Or, A Description of the University, Town, and County ...

Cambridge (England) - 1804 - 130 pages
...and tumultuous reform. Rambler *, " is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plain of Marathon, or whose piety, would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." And he who in tracing the academic haunts of the wise and the learned of elder times, does not feel...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground, which has...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the sight of the monuments...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground, which has...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the si<hl of the monuments...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible ;' and never ' with frigid philosophy passes indifferent and unmoved over any ground, which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue.' The birthplace of Newton (Woolsthorpe, near Colsterworth, Lincoln* shire) claims and obtain:? a panegyrical...
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