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" That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. "
The Life and Remains of Edward Daniel Clarke: Professor of Mineralogy in the ... - Pągina 220
per William Otter - 1827 - 528 pągines
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 324 pągines
...indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ! That man 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." True and beautiful,...
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Loudon's Architectural Magazine: And Journal of Improvement in ..., Volum 1

John Claudius Loudon - 1834
...apply the words of our great moralist, " Far from me and my friends be such frigid philosophy ! That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." For the benefit of such of your non-professional...
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The History and Antiquities of the Castle and Town of Arundel ..., Volum 1

Mark Aloysius Tierney - 1834 - 772 pągines
...indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has " been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That " man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not " gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety " would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona."" And yet, what were even Marathon...
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Poems, Volum 1

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pągines
...indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. JOHNSON. P. 18, 1. 12. And watch and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D (1815)

Robert Anderson - 1974 - 639 pągines
...indifferent and nnmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." As a political writer, his productions...
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

New-York Historical Society - 1821
...in its 52 ' betters hours, and then vanish away for ever, before the breath of the world. If " that man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force on the plain of Marathon, and whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona," surely he...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 pągines
...foot on their island. But the spirit of Columba never left the place, and Johnson was to remark: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." We walked pensively southward and then...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 pągines
...Druidical origin. It is in reference to all these remains of ancient religion that Johnson exclaims, 'That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer amid the ruins of lona.' In the 'Lord of the...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 pągines
...indifferent and unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona? (p. 148) With its references to the past...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 pągines
...their own byres and dykes. Even in its state of dissolution, lona moved Dr Johnson, who observed: That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was Sir Walter Scott,...
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