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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... "
Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and Descriptive ... - Strana 168
autor/autoři: W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 str.
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Leigh's new pocket road-book of Scotland

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1829
...indifferent and unmoved, over any groand which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue. The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The principal mineral...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Legh Richmond, A.M. of Trinity College, Cambridge ...

Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1829 - 356 str.
...indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, and virtue. The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the rums of lona."^ * We refer the reader...
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The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 str.
...set 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...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." We walked pensively southward and then turned west along the road to the Hill of the Angels...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona! [JWI 123-24] The reverence for the religious heritage of lona Johnson shares with Martin. But...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 str.
...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 str.
...frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground that has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona? (p. 148) With its references to the past and the classics, this writing exemplifies a form of...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 str.
...build 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...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was Sir Walter Scott, who described the inhabitants as being in the last state...
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Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation ...

Leith Davis - 1998 - 219 str.
...both moved by the presence of history. Boswell repeats Johnson s expostulation in his own account: "That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plan of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Iona\" (5: 334). Boswell...
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Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810

Harriet Guest - 2000 - 350 str.
...indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The extreme admiration Banks and Boswell felt for this passage was, I imagine, a response to...
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - 2001 - 580 str.
...frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little...whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona!89" That is well said; and it underlines the way in which Johnson's learning, his sense of history...
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