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" A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving. He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in a statue. He meets with a secret refreshment in a description, and often... "
Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres - Página 206
por Hugh Blair - 1817 - 500 páginas
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Essays on rhetoric: abridged chiefly from dr. Blair's lectures on that science

Hugh Blair - 1784 - 412 páginas
...greater fa" tisfaElion in the profpeft of fields and mea~ dows, than another does in the pojfeffion* It gives him, indeed, a kind of property 'in every thing he fees ; and makes the moji fv.de uncultivated parts of nature adminijler to his pleafures : So that...
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The Spectator ...

1803 - 436 páginas
...polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving. He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable...greater satisfaction in the prospect of fields and VOL. VI. F meadows, than another does in the possession•. It gives him, indeed, a kind of property...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetorick

Hugh Blair - 1805 - 280 páginas
...a greater fatisfacJion in the profpecj of fields and meadows, than another does in the poffefftttn. It gives him, indeed, a kind of property in every thing he fees ; and makes the mojl rude uncultivated farts of nature admintfler /? his pleafure : fo that he...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1808 - 330 páginas
...so in the present instance. • ,. He can converse -with a picture, and find an agreeable campanion in a statue. He meets with a secret refreshment in...prospect of fields and meadows, than another does in the possesfhn. It gives him, indeed, a kind of property in •very thing he sees ; and makes the most rude...
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The Spectator, Volumen7

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 362 páginas
...polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving. He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in a statue. He meets with a secret i-efreshment in a description, and often feels a greater satisfaction in the prospect of fields and...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1810 - 394 páginas
...polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving ; he can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in a statue. Spectator, No. 411. We shall find but few readers lay any considerable stress upon the word picture,...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1813 - 296 páginas
...seeret refreshment in a deseription ; and often 'feels a greater satisfaetion in the prospeet of t!el<ls and meadows, than another does in the possession. It gives him, indeed, a kind of properly in every thing he sees, and makes the most rude uneultivated parts of nature administer to...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1818 - 266 páginas
...to avoid repetition, which is preferable' to that, and is undoubtedly so in the present instance. " He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable...refreshment in a description, and often feels a greater satisfaciion in the prospect of fields and meadows, than another does in the. possession. It gives...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1818 - 300 páginas
...necessary to avoid repetition, which is preferable to that, and is undoubtedly so in the present instance. He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in a statue. He mee A secret refreshment in a description ; and often feels a greater satisfactisn in the prospect...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 448 páginas
...polite imagination, is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving ; he can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in a statue. In this sentence an emphasis on the word picture is not only an advantage to the thought, but is in...
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