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THE NSW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY 480415 A

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

1936 de

CONTENTS

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ADVERTISEMENT TO THE READER iii The final cause of the difference between

ADVERTISEMENT TO THE PRESENT the Passions belonging to self-preser-

EDITION

vation, and those which regard the So

A VINDICATION OF NATURAL So ciety of the sexes
CIETY: OR, A VIEW OF THE MISE-

Of Beauty

ib.
RIES AND EVILS ARISING TO MAN Society and Solitude

50
KIND FROM EVERY SPECIES OF A': Sympathy, Imitation, and Ambition
TIFICIAL SOCIETY
ix Sympathy

ib
A PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY INTO THE The effects of Sympathy in the distresses
ORIGIN OF OUR IDEAS OF THE SUB of others

51
LIME AND BEAUTIFUL; WITH AN

of the effects of Tragedy
INTRODUCTORY DISCOURSE CONCERN-

Imitation.

52

ING TASTE

33 Ambition

ib.

Preface

34 Recapitulation

53

Introduction. On Taste

37 The Conclusion

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Joy and Grief

ib. Power

57

of the Passions which belong to Self-

Privation

60

preservation

• 48 Vastness

ib.

of the Sublime

ib. Infinity

61

of the passions which belong to So Succession and Uniformity

ciety

ib. Magnitude in Building

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Infinity in pleasing Objects

62 Taste and Smell .

Difficulty

ib. The Sublime and Beautiful compared ib.

Magnificence

63

Light

ib.

PART IV.

Light in Building

64

Colour considered as productive of the

Of the efficient cause of the Sublime and

Sublime

Beautiful

ib.

ib.

Sound and Loudness

Association

81

ib.

Suddenness

Cause of pain and Fear

ib.

65

Intermitting

Continued

82

ib.

The Cries of Animals

How the Sublime is produced

ib

ib.

83

Smell and Taste. Bitters and Stenches ib. How Pain can be a cause of Delight

Feeling. Pain

Exercise necessary for the finer Organs ib

66

Why things not dangerous sometimes

produce a passion like Terrour ib.

PART III.

Why visual objects of great dimensions

are Sublime

84

Of Beauty

66 Unity, why requisite to Vastness ib.

Proportion not the cause of Beauty in

The artificial Infinite

85

Vegetables

67

The vibrations must be similar

ib.

Proportion not the cause of Beauty in

The effects of succession in visual objects

Animals

68

explained

ib.

Proportion not the cause of Beauty in

Locke's opinion concerning Darkness con-

the Human Species

69

sidered

86

Proportion further considered

71

Darkness terrible in its own nature

8

Fitness not the cause of Beauty

72

Why darkness is terrible

ib.

The real effects of Fitness

73

The effects of Blackness

8t

The Recapitulation

74

The effects of Blackness moderated ib.

Perfection not the cause of Beauty ib.

The physical cause of Love

86

How far the idea of Beauty may be ap- Why Smoothness is Beautiful

ib.

plied to the qualities of the mind ib.

Sweetness, its nature

90

How far the idea of Beauty may be ap-

Sweetness relaxing

ib.

plied to virtue

75

Variation why beautiful

91

The real cause of Beauty

ib.

Concerning Smallness

ib.

Beautiful objects small

ib.

Of Colour

93

Smoothness

76

Gradual Variation

ib.

PART V.

Delicacy

ib.

Beauty in colour

77 Of Words

9S

Recapitulation

ib. The common effect of Poetry, not by rais-

The Physiognomy

ib. ing ideas of things

ib

The Eye

ib. General words before ideas

94

Ugliness

78 The effect of Words

95

Grace

ib. Examples that words may affect without

Elegance and Speciousness

ib.

raising images

ib.

The Beautiful in Feeling

ib. Poetry not strictly an imitative art 97

The Beautiful in Sounds

79 How Words influence the Passions ib

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