An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

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T. Payne, 1808 - Aesthetics - 476 pages
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Contents

As to the Sexes in Mankind 10 Mr Humes Opinion considered
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Verse
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Sexual Tastes of Brutes
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Double Meaning of the word Taste
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Various Pleasures of Cessation or inverted
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How far addressed to organic Sense
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Musical and Poetical Melody
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Distance and Direction of Sounds 17 Their Grandeur and Sublimity
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Idiom in Language Rhythm Prosody
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OF SIGHT
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Adverse Opinions of Mr Price andBoileau
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tion
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Its Organs 2 Primary or simple Sensation 3 Variation
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Irritation
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Mr Burkes System compared with that of
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Pope and Milton
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OF HEARING
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Beauties of Colour and Form in Animals Ap propriated Beauties of particular Kinds de pending on Habit Irregularity
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Sexual Predilectionstheir Influence and Ef fects
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Force of Lightas reflected
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As acting directly upon the eye Mr Burkes Error
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Darkness Mr Burkes Notion of it examined 31 Other Privations compared with
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Inversions and Transpositions
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Difficulty of considering Sensation alone
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Particularly in Vision 34 Progress of Perception
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Politeness or good Breeding in Language
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Its Effect in reducing the Pleasures of Sense
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Its Principles
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Its Causes 2 Primary Effects Projection 3 Distance
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When employed in Houses and Villas
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Rise and Progress of Monastic or Cathedral Gothic
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Sacred Architecture of the Greeks and Romans
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Improperly copied and applied to Houses
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In Decorations of Grounds
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Ancient Coins c why interesting
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Symmetryin Animals
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In different Individuals 6 Mixed Flavours 7 8 Vitiated and morbid Palates 9 Their Pleasures and Habits
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Its Reasons
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Its Origin and Progress
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Refinement and Excessopposed to the Gothic Principle of Contrast 49 Scale by which the Eye measures
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Reasonsforhis Deviation from it Abstract Form
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Consequent Effects of Proportionin St Peters
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And of Contrast in Gothic Cathedrals 52 Of Intricacy and Extent
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Titian Rubens Rembrandt
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Lightness in Sculpture and Building
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Errors of Imitation in Principles
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Lightness in Painting Flowing Lines Rubens
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Corregio
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Sexual Beautyits Principle
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Sudden Love
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Love as existing among civilized and savage Men and brute Animals comparatively con sidered
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Power of Imagination
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Sensual and Social or Sentimental Love
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Metaphysical Love Petrarch Cowley Waller
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His Progressive Scale of the Sublime
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Contrary in its Principles to the System of Lon ginus and all others known
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Pastoral Love in Theocritus
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Forms appropriate to Sculpture
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Sculpturesque 68 Grottesque
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Other distinct Characters
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Classical
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Romantic
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His general Mistake of Tdeas for Things
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Deceptions of Sexual and Social Sympathies Mistatement
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Regularity and Irregularity in Features
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Ease Grace Elegance and Dignity of Gesture and Attitude 84 Belong to Character and Expression and not to particular Lines and Forms
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Impassioned Modes of Speech Ideas Ossian
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In inanimate as well as animal Bodies
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Dignity and Elegance wherein different 87 Dancing
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Enthusiastic Language Heroit Style
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Grace of Savages
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Of the Greeks 90 Lines of Grace
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qo Where really so faulty Instance 91 Influence of Authority
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Spiral Columns scooped Pediments
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Instances and Illustrations 94 Exceptions
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Clumps and Canals Terraces and Borders
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Composition in Houses Offices and Plantations
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Hanging Terraces
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Irregularity in Architecture
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Exemplified
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OF KNOWLEDGE OR IMPROVED PERCEPTION
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Trick and Affectation in Houses 100 In Lodges Cottages Gateways
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Situations
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Sir John Vanbrugh
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Mr Brown
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Made Water
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Walks
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Smallness of Size
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In Women In Animals or other Objects
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Gradual Diminution or Tapering 110 General Rules
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In Morals
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Artificial Perceptionhow far independent of organic Sensation
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Their Effects
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Whether negative or affirmative
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In Taste and Manners
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Academies their Effect on
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Accounted
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Mechanical and liberal Arts their Difference
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Feeling Sentiment and Science in Painting 120 In Sculpture
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Public Schools of Rhetoric their Effect on the Latin Language
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Freedom of Study its Effect on the Greek
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On the English 124 Instanced in Dr Blairs Criticism on a Passage of Pope
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Criticism examined
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The Passage justified by others from Euripides and Shakespeare
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tion Order of the Understanding
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fective
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Attitudes
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OF NOVELTY
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Their moral Effects
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All unvaried Continuity tires 2 Change therefore necessary 3 The Cause of corrupt Taste In Literature 4 In Art _
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OF JUDGMENT
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Judgment in what it consists 2 Reason as applied to Taste 3 Demonstration and Analogy 4 Laws of Nature 5 In Matters of Demonstration in Matters o...
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Probability in Epic Fiction 11 In Dramatic
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j 2 13 Oratory 14 Acting
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Michel Angelo
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Imitative
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Epic and Dramatic License in Fiction their Difference
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OF THE PASSIONS p
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OF THE SUBLIME AND PATHETIC
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Visible Magnitude 5 Error of Mr Burke 6 Irritationits Effects on the Organ 7 Pleasures and Pains Colours 8 Reflected and refracted Lights Effects of ...
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Abuse of Words
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Sympathy
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4 Examined as to 5 Fiction and Reality 6 Degrees of Sympathy Romans Asiatics 7 Sympathies with Exertion not with Suffering please
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