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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... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the lives of the ... - Página 196
por Spectator The - 1853
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volumen2

Hugh Blair - 1801
..." without inquiring into the caufe of that «' beauty." " A man of a polite imagination is let into a "great many pleasures , that the vulgar are not " capable of receiving. " Polite is a term more commonly applied to manner or behaviour , than to the mind or imagination....
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The Spectator ...

1803
...inquiring into the particular causes and occasions of it. A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable...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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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...inquiring into the particular causes and occasions of it. A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving. lie can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in a statue. He meets with a secret...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volumen1

Hugh Blair - 1807 - 384 páginas
...pleasures that the vulgar, £sfc. " He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable com** panion in a statue. He meets with a secret refreshment in...description ; and often feels a greater satisfaction in the pros" pect of fields and meadows, than another does in the posses*' sion. It gives him, indeed, a kind...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1808 - 312 páginas
...words ; and the pronoun it is in some measure ambiguous. A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the -vulgar are not capable of receiving. The term fiolite is oftener applied to manners, than to die imagination. The use of that instead of...
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The Spectator, Volumen7

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...inquiring into the particular causes and occasions of it. A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable...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 - 379 páginas
...Spectators, showing the advantages of good taste, says — A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable...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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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volumen1

Hugh Blair - 1811 - 358 páginas
...the vulgar are *' not capable of receiving," is much better than " pleasures that the vulgar," &c. " He can converse with a picture, and find an " agreeable...of " fields and meadows, than another does in the pos" session. It gives him, indeed, a kind of property " in every thing he sees ; and makes the most...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1813 - 276 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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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - 1815 - 204 páginas
...idle and innocent, or have a relish of any pleasures that A man of a refined ima^inntion is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable...receiving. He can converse with a picture, and find au agreeable companion in a statue He meets with a secret refreshnuui in a description, and often feels...
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