Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Libros Libros
" 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 ... - Página 163
por W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 páginas
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The Christian Advocate, Volumen7

1829
...frigid philosophy as will conduct 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...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The Christian Advocate, Volumen7

1829
...frigid philosophy as will conduct 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...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

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

Alice O. Howell - 1988 - 199 páginas
...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...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 from which...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro

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...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...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro

The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 páginas
...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...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro

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 páginas
...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...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 that...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro

Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community

Ron Ferguson - 1998 - 192 páginas
...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...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 of poverty...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro

Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation ...

Leith Davis - 1998 - 219 páginas
...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...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro

Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810

Harriet Guest - 2000 - 350 páginas
...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...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 the rapidity,...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro

English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - 2001 - 580 páginas
...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...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro




  1. Mi biblioteca
  2. Ayuda
  3. Búsqueda avanzada de libros
  4. Descargar EPUB
  5. Descargar PDF