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" OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated with its... "
The Spectator ... - Page 71
by Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1803
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

Great Britain - 1829
...be carefully observed. The beauty of order strikingly appears in the following sentence. " Our sight fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas,...being tired or satiated with its proper enjoyments." First, we have the rise of ideas from sensible objects, and subsequently their progress and duration....
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...this, the following sentence of Mr. Addison may be given. " It " fills the mind," speaking of sight, " with the ** largest variety of ideas ; converses with...being tired or " satiated with its proper enjoyments." Here every reader must be sensible of a beauty, both in the just division of the members and pauses,...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...question not but it will be received with candour. ADDISON, ON THE PLEASURES OP THE IMAGINATION. No. 41 1. OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful...The sense of feeling can indeed give us a notion of ex. tension, shape, and all other ideas that enter at the eye, except colours ; but at the same time...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...inversions. The following is an example of natural construction : " Oi'.r sight is the most perfect, and the most delightful, of all our senses. It fills the mind...variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the gVeatest distance, and continues the longest in action, without being tired, or satiated with its proper...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners ..., Issue 8948

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...inversions. The following is an example of natural construction : " Our sight is the most perfect, and the most delightful, of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variely of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in...
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The British Essayists, Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...before I devious roam> And deep-enumour'd into latent springs Presume to peep at coy virgin Naiads. OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful...largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at tha greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated with its...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...Essays on the Pleasures of the Imagination, in the Sixth Volume of the Spectator. It begins thus : " Our sight is the most perfect, and most delightful of all " our senses." This is an excellent introductory sentence. It is clear, precise, and simple. The author lays down,...
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English grammar, adapted to the different classes of learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1807 - 277 pages
...prevail. The following sentence is a beautiful example of strict conformity to this rule. " Our sight fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects a: the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action, without being tired or satiated with...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 2

1807
...sentence is a beautiful example of strict conformity to this rule. " Our sight fills the mind with ihe largest •variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and con'.inuco the longest in action, without bfing tired or satiated with its proper enjoyment." This...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...perfect and delightful there is no contrast, such a repetition is unnecessary. He proceeds : It Jills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses...action, without being tired or satiated •with its Jirnfler enjoyments. This sentence is remarkably harmonious, and well constructed. It is entirely perspicuous....
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