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" ... it is very imperfectly, because we know not why: — the singer, by taking up the same air, and applying words to it, immediately translates the oration into our own language; then all uncertainty vanishes, the fancy is filled with determinate ideas... "
Essays: on Poetry and Music, as They Affect the Mind: On Laughter, and ... - Página 150
por James Beattie - 1779 - 515 páginas
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volumen2

James Beattie - 1776
...or language, would be necefTary to improve that fenfibility into a real emotion, by fixing the fancy upon fome definite and affecting ideas. A fine inftrumental...the fame air, and applying words to it, immediately tranllates the oration into our own language; then all uncertainty vanifhes, the fancy is filled with...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste

Archibald Alison - 1812 - 434 páginas
...emotion, by fixing the fancy up" on some definite and affecting ideas. A fine instru" mental symphony, well performed, is like an oration '" delivered with..." feeling. We are alarmed, perhaps, or melted, or sooth" ed ; but it is very imperfectly, because we know not " why. The singer by taking up the same...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste, Volumen1

Archibald Alison - 1812 - 434 páginas
...emotion, by fixing the fancy up" on some definite and affecting ideas. A fine instm" mental symphony, well performed, is like an oration " delivered with propriety, but in an unknown tongue ; tl it may affect us a little, but conveys no determinate " feeling. We are alarmed, perhaps, or melted,...
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Essays on the nature and principles of taste

Sir Archibald Alison - 1815
...the fancy " upon some definite and affecting ideas. " A fine instrumental symphony, well per" formed, is like an oration delivered with " propriety, but...tongue; it " may affect us a little, but conveys no de" terminate feeling. We are alarmed, per" haps, or melted, or soothed ; but it is very " imperfectly,...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste

Archibald Alison - 1821 - 460 páginas
...emotion, by fixing the fancy upon " some definite and affecting ideas. A fine instrumen" tal symphony, well performed, is like an oration " delivered with..." feeling. We are alarmed, perhaps, or melted, or " soothed ; but it is very imperfectly, because we know " not why. The singer by taking up the same...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste

Archibald Alison, Abraham Mills - 1830 - 418 páginas
...emotion, by fixing the fancy upon some definite "and affecting ideas. A fine instrumental symphony, well " performed, is like an oration delivered with...an unknown tongue ; it may affect us a little, but con" veys no determinate feeling. We are alarmed, perhaps, or " melted, or soothed ; but it is very...
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An introduction to the study of the mind: designed especially for the senior ...

Daniel Bishop - 1849 - 148 páginas
...!" 125. By the application of language music becomes intelligible. " A fine instrumental symphony, well performed, is like an oration delivered with...determinate feeling. We are alarmed perhaps, or melted, or soothed, but it is very imjierfectly ; because we know not why. The singer by taking up the same air...
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Essay on Beauty

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1871 - 324 páginas
...emotion, by fixing the fancy upon some definite and affecting ideas. A fine instrumental symphony, well performed, is like an oration delivered with...tongue ; it may affect us a little, but conveys no definite feeling. We are alarmed, perhaps, or melted, or soothed ; but it is very imperfectly, because...
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The elements of the theory of music

Robert Sutton (music master.) - 1872
...of Music," page 1. t Murby's *' Musical Student's Manual," pa^'e 1. B A fine instrumental symphony, well performed, is like an oration delivered with...determinate feeling. We are alarmed, perhaps, or melted, or soothed ; but it is very imperfectly, because we know not why. The singer, by taking up the same air...
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The Nature of the Fine Arts

Henry Parker - 1885 - 359 páginas
...real emotion, by fixing the fancy upon some definite and affecting ideas. A fine instrumental symphony well performed is like an oration delivered with propriety...determinate feeling. We are alarmed, perhaps, or melted or soothed, but very imperfectly, because we know not why. The singer, by taking up the same air, and...
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