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" But there is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses a secret satisfaction and complacency through the imagination, and gives a finishing to any thing that is great or uncommon. The very first discovery... "
The British Essayists;: Observer - Page 213
by Alexander Chalmers - 1807
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1793
...directly to the foul, than beauty, which imme*' diately diffufes a fecret fatisfaftion and cornpla" cency through the imagination, and gives a " finishing to any thing that is great or uncom4t mon. The very firft difcovery of it flrikes the " mind with an inward joy, and fpreads a cheerful**...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...away from beneath the eye of the beholder. • But there is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses...cheerfulness and delight through all its faculties. There is not perhaps any real beauty or deformity more in one piece of matter than another, because...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1803
...meets his eye — the following for instance — ' There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses...strikes the mind with an inward joy, and spreads a chearfulness and delight through all its faculties.' Or again in the same essay. • We no where meet...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...sliding away from beneath the eye of the beholder. But there is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses...cheerfulness and delight through all its faculties. There is not perhaps any real beauty or deformity more in one piece of matter than another, because...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...sliding away from beneath the eye of the beholder. But there is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses...strikes the mind with an inward joy, and spreads a chearfulness and delight through all its faculties. There is not perhaps any real beauty or deformity...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners ..., Issue 8948

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...persons, be deemed not very exceptionable. '' But there is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses...The very first discovery of it strikes the mind with in-.rard joy, and spreads a cheerfulness and delight through a!! its faculties." Some degree of verbosity...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...finishing to any thing that is great or uncommon. The very first discovery of it strikes the mind with inward joy, and spreads a cheerfulness and delight through all its faculties." Some .degree of verbosity may be discovered in these sentences, .as phrases are repeated which seem...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...way more directly to " the soul than beauty » which immediately diffuses a secret sat*' isfaction and complacency through the imagination, and gives?...cheerfulness and delight through all its«' faculties." Some degree of verbosity may behere discovered, and phrases repeated, which are little more than the...
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English grammar, adapted to the different classes of learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1807 - 277 pages
...persons, be deemed not very exceptionable. " But there is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses...uncommon. The very first discovery of it strikes the mind vvith inward joy, and spreads a cheerfulness and delight through all its faculties." Some degree of...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...its way more directly to the soul, than beauty, which immediately diffuses a secret satisfaction aml complacency through the imagination, and gives a finishing...The very first discovery of it strikes the mind with inward joy, and spreads a cheerfulness and delight through all its faculties." Some degree of verbosity...
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