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" 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... "
Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ... - Page 100
by George Keate - 1790
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...danger, and they are the most powerful of all the passions. SECT. VII. — OF THE SUBLIME. 'WHATEVEE is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or i is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner ' analogous to terror, is a source...
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A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1764 - 342 pages
...cite the ideas of pain, and danger, that is to fay, whatever is in any fort terrible, or is converfant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a fource of the Jublime; that is, it is productive of the itrongeft emotion which the mind is capable...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 3

English literature - 1774
...Pafllons of Selfprefervation. ' Whatever is fitted,' fays he, ' to excite Ideas of Pain and Danger, or operates in a Manner analogous to Terror, is a Source of the Sublime ; that is, excites theftrongeft Emotion which the Mind is capable of feeling.' But furely this is falfe Philofophy...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...Paffions of Selfprefervation. ' Whatever is fitted,' fays he, ' to excite Ideas of Pain and Danger, or operates in a Manner analogous to Terror, is a Source of the Sublime; that is, excites the ftrongcft Emotion which the Mind is capable of feeling.' .But furely this is falfe Philofophy...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 3

English literature - 1774
...Selfprefervation. ' Whatever is fitted,' fays he, * to excite Ideas of Pain and Danger, or 'operates in 4 Manner analogous to Terror, is a Source of the Sublime ; that is, excites the ftrongeft Emotion which the Mind is capable of feeling.' But furely this is falie PhUofophy...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1792
...excite the ideas of pain and danger, that is to fay, whatever is in any fort terrible, or is converfant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a fource of the fublime ; that is, it is productive of the ftrongeft emotion which the mind is capable...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798
...excite the ideas of pain and danger, that is to fay, whatever is in any fort terrible, or is converfant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a fource of the fublime ; that is, it is productive of the ftrongeft emotion which the mind is capable...
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 1

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - Naval art and science - 1799
...Falconer. of the reader ; for as our lamented Master* of the Sublime ha* well observed, *' Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain...any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objcfts, or opsrates in a manner analagous to terror, is a source of The Sublime ; that is, it is productive...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...of Burke's account of qualities, may esteem some of his hypotheses incomplete. ' Whatever (says he) is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the...
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An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1805
...philosophy, so far as relates to the sublime ; which is first stated to proceed/rote whatever is fated in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger...that is to say, Whatever is in any sort terrible, or conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror*. But, nevertheless,...
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