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" Of the Passion Caused by the Sublime The passion caused by the great and sublime in nature when those causes operate most powerfully, is astonishment; and astonishment is that state of the soul, in which all its motions are suspended with some degree... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke - Page 105
by Edmund Burke - 1806
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...astonishment is that state of the soul, in which all its motions are suspended, with some degree of horror.1 In this case the mind is so entirely filled with its...anticipates our reasonings, and hurries us on by an irreVistible force. Astonishment, as I have said, is the effect of ^he sublime in its highest degree...
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A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1767 - 342 pages
...foul, in which all its motions are fufpended, with fome degree of horror *. In this cafe the mind is fo entirely filled with its object, that it cannot entertain any other, nor by confequence reafon on that object which employs it. Hence arifes the great power of the fublime, that...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1792
...in which all Jfs motions are fufpended, with fome degree of horror *. In. *&is cafe the mind is fo entirely filled with its object, that it Cannot entertain any other, nor by confequence reafon on that object which employs it. Hence arifes the great power of the fublime, that,...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].

Edmund Burke - 1792
...foul, in which all its motions are fufpended, with fome degree of horror *. In this cafe the mind is fo entirely filled with its object, that it cannot entertain any other, nor by confequence reafon on that object which employs it. Hence arifcs the great power of the fublime, that,...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...foul, in which all its motions are fufpended, with fome degree of horrour.* In thiscafe the mind Is fo entirely filled with its object, that it cannot entertain any other, nor by confequence reafon on that object which employs it. Hence arifes the great power of the fublime, that*...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...astonishment is that state of the soul, in which all its motions are suspended, with some degree of horrour.* 8 ) *fXG% 5 +` q 3^ y 3 MݸOS ޼ ! `9ė+ X Ц cannot entertain any other, DOT by consequence reason on that object which employs it. Hence arises...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...astonishment is that state of the soul, in which all its motions are suspended, with some degree of horrour.* which, however lawful, is not reconcileable to any ideas of liberty, much emerrain any other, nor by consequence reason on that object which emplovs it. Hence arises the great...
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A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1844 - 219 pages
...is that statg_ of the soul in which all its motions are suspended .seith. some 5?S^_?^ horror.* In this case, the mind is so entirely filled with its object, that it can not entertain any other, nor, by consequence, reason on that object which employs it. Hence arises...
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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - 1856
...astonishment is that state of the soul in which all its motions are suspended with some degree of horror.* In this case, the mind is so entirely filled with its object, that it can not entertain any other, nor, by consequence, reason on that object which employs it. Hence arises...
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A Handbook of Literary Criticism: An Analysis of Literary Forms in Prose and ...

William Henry Sheran - Criticism - 1905 - 578 pages
...astonishment is that state of the soul in which all its motions are suspended with some degree of horror. In this case the mind is so entirely filled with its...reasonings and hurries us on by an irresistible force. As the great extreme of dimension is sublime, so the last extreme of littleness is likewise in the...
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