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" This is no where more remarkable than in birds of the same shape and proportion, where we often see the male determined in his courtship by the single grain or tincture of a feather, and never discovering any charms but in the colour of its species. "
INTELLECTUAL POWERS OF MAN - Page 469
by THOMAS REID - 1855
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Richard Steele - 1729
...pronounces at firft Sight Beautiful or Deformed. Thus we fee that every different Species of fenfible Creatures has its different Notions of Beauty, and that each of them is moft affecled with the Beauties of its own Kind. This is no where more remarkable than in Birds of...
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The Spectator: ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1767
...pronounces at firft fight beautiful or deformed. Thus we fee that every different fpecies of fenfible creatures has its different notions of beauty, and that each of them is moft affecled with the beauties of its own kind. This is no where more remarkable than in birds of...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...pronounces at the firil fight beautiful or deformed. Thus we fee that every different fpccies of ienfible creatures has its different notions of beauty, and that each of them is xnoft affected with the beauties of its own kind. Tiis is no where more remarkable than in birds of...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1793
...one pieec of matter, more than in another." " Thus we iee, that every different fpecies of " fenfible creatures has its different notions of " beauty, and that each of them is moft afFe<fted " with the beauties of its own kind. This is no* " where more remarkable, than in birds...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802
...mailer, more than in another. " Thus we fee, that every different fpecies of fenfible crca** tures has its different notions of beauty, and that each of " them is moft affected with the beauties of its own kind. This " is no where more remarkable, than in birds...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...mind, without any previous consideration, pronounces at first sight beautiful or deformed. Thus we see that every different species of sensible creatures...affected with the beauties of its own kind. This is no where more remarkable than in birds of the same shape and proportion, where we often see the male...
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1803
...and care of their offspring. " We fee," fays Mr ADDISON, " that every " different fpecies of fenfible creatures has its ' different notions of beauty, and that each of " them is moft affedted with the beauties of its " own kind. This is no where more remark*' able than in birds...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...mind, without any previous consideration, pronounces at first sight beautiful or deformed. Thus we see that every different species of sensible creatures...affected with the beauties of its own kind. This is no where more remarkable than in birds of the same shape and proportion, where we often N a see. see...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...mind, without any previous consideration, pronounces at first sight, beautiful or deformed. Thus we see that every different species of sensible creatures...affected with the beauties of its own kind. This is no where more remarkable r No. 412. SPECTATOR. than in birds of the same shape and proportion, where...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...matter, more than in another. " Thus we see, that every different species of sensible crea" tures, has its different notions of beauty, and that each...affected with the beauties of its own kind. This " is no where more remarkable, than in birds of the same " shape and proportion, when we often see the male...
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