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ABRAHAM MILLS admiration Æneid affected agreeable Albunea anatomist animals appear arises attended body Bohemia called capable cause of beauty cerning clear colors common consequence considerable considered danger darkness degree delight efficient cause emotion eral examine excite farther fect feeling figure fitness frequently give human idea of beauty illustrated images imagination imitation impression infinite infinity inquiry judgment kind light Lucretius mankind manner measures mind motion ness never observed operate opinion pain painter painting papillæ particular passions which belong perceive Phlegethon physiognomy pleasing poetry polished languages positive pleasure Priam principle produce proportion qualities quantity reason regard relaxation remarked resemblance rience sect SECTION sensation sense sensible sight sion smooth sophism sort sound species strength striking strong sublime and beautiful suppose sweet sympathy taste tension terrible terror things tion ture uniform unoperative Virgil whole words
الصفحة 80 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up: It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice...
الصفحة 155 - And ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul may pierce, In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With wanton heed and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony; That Orpheus...
الصفحة 100 - Mercury, And vaulted with such ease into his seat As if an angel dropp'd down from the clouds, To turn and wind a fiery Pegasus, And witch the world with noble horsemanship.
الصفحة 78 - Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams; or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs.
الصفحة 141 - ... beauty is, for the greater part, some quality in bodies acting mechanically upon the human mind by the intervention of the senses.
الصفحة 51 - Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger, that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime; that is, it is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling.
الصفحة 75 - The other shape, If shape it might be call'd, that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint, or limb, Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either ; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart ; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on.
الصفحة 58 - I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pains of others...
الصفحة 72 - THE passion caused by the great and sublime in nature, when those causes operate most powerfully, is astonishment : and astonishment is that state of the soul in which all its motions are suspended, with some degree of horror.
الصفحة 51 - ... to say, whatever is in any sort terrible or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime; that is, it is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling. I say the strongest emotion, because I am satisfied the ideas of pain are much more powerful than those which enter on the part of pleasure.