4 edition of Essays on the nature and principles of taste found in the catalog.
This material has been provided by King ́s College London. The original may be consulted at King ́s College London.King ́s College London.
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|Number of Pages||55|
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When we discover skill or wisdom in the one, or usefulness or propriety in the other, we are conscious of a very pleasing Emotion; and the Forms which we have iound by experience to be associated with such qualities, become naturally and necessarily expressive of them, and affect us with the Emotions which properly belong to the qualities they signify. Just expressions of passion and nature are sure, after a little time, to gain public applause, which they maintain for ever.
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These ends we must carry constantly in our view, when we peruse any performance; and we must be able to judge how far the means employed are adapted to their respective purposes. Red leather spine label complete retouched. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Of the Relative Beauty of Forms. com where you can select from more than a million books for free.
But though poetry can never submit to exact truth, it must be confined by rules of art, discovered to the author either by genius or observation. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. Whatever speculative errors may be found in the polite writings of any age or country, they detract but little from the value of those compositions.
It is with good reason, says to the squire with the great nose, that I pretend to have a judgment in wine: this is a quality hereditary in our family.
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A man of learning and reflection can make allowance for these peculiarities of manners; but a common audience can never divest themselves so far of their usual ideas and sentiments, as to relish pictures which in no wise resemble them.
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A great inferiority of beauty gives pain to a person conversant in the highest excellence of the kind, and is for that reason pronounced a deformity: As the most finished object, with which we are acquainted, is naturally supposed to have reached the pinnacle of perfection, and to be entitled to the highest applause.