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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. "
Lectures on Teaching Delivered in the University of Cambridge During the ... - Page 354
by Sir Joshua Girling Fitch - 1881 - 436 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826
...bravery, or virtue. That man k 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 looa." Yours, &c. PHILOCHTHES. IN connection with the subject of the Earl of Shrewsbury's Irish titles...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...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 lona1 !' Upon hearing that Sir Allan M'Lean was arrived, the inhabitants, who still consider themselves...
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A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings by Shipwreck ...

Donald Campbell - Adventure and adventurers - 1801 - 359 pages
...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." The city of Diarbeker itself is situated in a delightful plain on the banks of the river Tigris, and...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 38

1802
...who could travrrsa with indifference ground which had be;n dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; whose patriotism would- not gain force on the plains...piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." The 9 travcllesy traveller, who, with an amiable enthusiasm in literature and science, roams over the...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1802
...who could traverse with indifference ground which had been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue ; whose patriotism would not gain force on the plains...piety would not grow- warmer among the ruins of lona." The 9 traveller, traveller, who, with an amiable enthusiasm in literature and science, roams over the...
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New Cambridge Guide; Or, A Description of the University, Town, and County ...

Cambridge (England) - 1804 - 130 pages
...tumultuous reform. 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...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...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 " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the sight of the monuments...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...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 " Tour to the Hebrides, p. 346. His mind will be filled with admiration at the si<»hl of the monuments...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marrathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona. We came too late to visit monuments : some care was necessary for ourselves. Whatever was in the island,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...or virtue. The man is little 1 to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon tl,e plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona." cellence in style, when it is used with propriety, for it 1777gives you two ideas for one ;— conveys...
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