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Books Bücher 111 - 112 von 112 in Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the...
" 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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A Loose Canon: Essays on History, Modernity and Tradition

Brian J. Coman - 2007 - 172 Seiten
...amid the ruins of lona, gave us those famous lines in his Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland: 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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Historical Boundaries, Narrative Forms: Essays on British Literature in the ...

Lorna Clymer, Robert Mayer, Everett Zimmerman - 2007 - 268 Seiten
...giving it shape and emotional resonance. Toward the end of the Journey, Johnson memorably observes, "Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses;...predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of human beings" (148). This may seem an eccentric philosophical dictum for a travel writer to adopt,...
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