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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... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 266
1857
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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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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - 1790
...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...that is , it is productive of the strongest emotion the mind is capable of feeling. I say the strongest emotion, because I am satisfied that the ideas...
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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
...is in 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...strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling." The following relation of the melancholy fate of his Majesty's Ship LA TRIBUNE, off the harbour of...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...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...analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime/ That terror is a principal source, he very clearly demonstrates, and ingeniously illustrates; but in esteeming...
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An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1805
...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, as the author immediately adds, when danger or pain press too nearly, they are incapable...
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