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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. "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of Atour to the ... - Страница 453
по James Boswell - 1887
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The Christian Advocate, Том 7

1829
...us 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 plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The town...

Vindication of Dr. Paley's Theory of Morals from the Principal Objections of ...

Rev. Latham Wainewright - 1830 - 204 страници
...author of the 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...

The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 страници
...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 would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." We walked pensively...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...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! [JWI 123-24] The reverence for the religious heritage of lona Johnson shares with Martin. But both...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 страници
...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...of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer amid the ruins of lona.' In the 'Lord of the Isles' Scott beautifully contrasts the church on lona...
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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 страници
...conduct us 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...
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Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 страници
...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 not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. Another visitor was...
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Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation ...

Leith Davis - 1998 - 219 страници
...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, Lecturer Department of English Harriet Guest - 2000 - 350 страници
...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 not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The extreme admiration...
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The Abolition of Man

C. S. Lewis - 2009 - 128 страници
...difference lies. They might have used Johnson's famous passage from the Western Islands, which concludes: '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 Iona.'! They might have...
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