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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. "
Ancient Stone Crosses of England - Seite 92
von Alfred Rimmer - 1875 - 159 Seiten
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - 1997 - 266 Seiten
...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;...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810

Harriet Guest - 2000 - 350 Seiten
...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,...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved,...
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Celtic Linguistics, 1700-1850: pt. 3. The history of the Celtic language

Adolphe Pictet - 2000 - 576 Seiten
...would he willingly compromise candour so much as to allow that it is altogether devoid of merit. " Whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future,...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings ;" and what can be more conducive to this end than the study of man —the study of antiquity—the...
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And Quiet Flows the Vodka: Or When Pushkin Comes to Shove: The Curmudgeon's ...

Alicia Chudo, Gary Saul Morson - 2000 - 248 Seiten
...Investigations (Wittgenstein): Let's not quibble about words. Philosophy in the Bedroom (Sade): Whatever removes us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the future, or the distant predominant over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings....
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - 2001 - 580 Seiten
...the wisdom of the past. Here is Johnson movingly pondering his visit to the monastic island of lona: Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses;...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life

Jeff McMahan - 2002 - 540 Seiten
...temporally and spatially local that raises us above the level of animals. As Samuel Jolmson once noted. "Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses:...the present. advances us in the dignity of thinking beings."42 Consider. by contrast. Aldous Huxley's description of a woman whose "life was spent in enjoying...
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The Seven Mountain-travel Books

H. W. Tilman, Jim Perrin - 2003 - 896 Seiten
...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,...future predominate over the present, advances us in dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct...
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The Fictions of Romantic Tourism: Radcliffe, Scott, and Mary Shelley

George Dekker - 2005 - 314 Seiten
...the Tourist: Guy Mannering and the Turner Illustrations Whatever withdraws us from the power of the senses; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved...
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Quaternary Dating Methods

Mike Walker - 2005 - 304 Seiten
...would like to dedicate the book to him. Mike Walker October, 2004 Dating Methods and the Quaternary Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses;...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Samuel Johnson 1.1 Introduction The Quaternary is the most recent period of the geological record....
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The Globe, Bände 12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...the plains of Marathon," adding, "or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." For, "Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses,...present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings." Thus we in some measure see the due proportion of things, and the greatness and the littleness of human...
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