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" Nor was the sublime more within their reach than the pathetic; for they never attempted that comprehension and expanse of thought which at once fills the whole mind, and of which the first effect is sudden astonishment, and the second rational admiration.... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and Genius - Página 21
por Samuel Johnson - 1810
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Johnson: His Characteristics and Aphorisms

James Hay - 1884 - 173 páginas
...naturally variable, but houg ' truth and reason are always the same. — Rasselas, ch. 18. . • • Great thoughts are always general, and " consist in positions not limited by exception-;. and in descriptions not descending to minuteness.! -r-Liyes of the Poets, II., p. 44....
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1886 - 638 páginas
...mind, and of which 7* the first effect is sudden astonishment, and the second rational admiration. Sublimity * is produced by aggregation, and littleness...descending to minuteness. It is with great propriety that 75 subtlety,* which in its original import means exility * of particles. is taken in its metaphorical...
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English Prose: Selections, Volumen4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895
...whole mind, and of which the first effect is sudden astonishment, and the second rational admiration. Sublimity is produced by aggregation, and littleness...descending to minuteness. It is with great propriety that subtilty, which in its original import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volumen4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895
...whole mind, and of which the first effect is sudden astonishment, and the second rational admiration. Sublimity is produced by aggregation, and littleness...descending to minuteness. It is with great propriety that subtilty, which in its original import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning...
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English Literary Criticism

Charles Edwyn Vaughan - 1896 - 219 páginas
...whole mind, and of which the first effect is sudden astonishment, and the second rational admiration. Sublimity is produced by aggregation, and littleness...and in descriptions not descending to minuteness. J It is with great propriety that subtlety, which in it§ original import means exility of particles,...
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Lives of the English Poets: Cowley-Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1905
...dispersion. C Great thoughts are always general, and consist impositions not limited by^exceptions, and in descriptions not descending to minuteness....its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Thosejyriters— who- lay on the watch, for -novelty -xould have litflenope of greatness ; for great...
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Specimens of Modern English Literary Criticism

William Tenney Brewster - 1907 - 379 páginas
...whole mind, and of which the first effect is sudden astonishment, and the second rational admiration. Sublimity is produced by aggregation, and littleness...exceptions, and in descriptions not descending to mi• nuteness. It is with great propriety that subtlety, which in its original import means exility...
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Specimens of Modern English Literary Criticism

William Tenney Brewster - 1907 - 379 páginas
...attainment. Test the truth of such phrases as " Sublimity is produced by aggregation and littleness of dispersion. Great thoughts are always general, and...and in descriptions not descending to minuteness" (p. 47). IV. THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY The critical issue of this essay, aside from the opening anathema...
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Doctor Johnson: A Study in Eighteenth Century Humanism

Percy Hazen Houston - 1923 - 280 páginas
...principles important to our purpose. " Sublimity," he declares, employing the word under discussion, "is produced by aggregation, and littleness by dispersion....and in descriptions not descending to minuteness. . . . Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness; for great...
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A History of Modern Criticism 1750-1950: Volume 1, The Later Eighteenth Century

René Wellek - 1981 - 368 páginas
...underlies the discussion of the metaphysical poets. Johnson objects to their failure to reach the sublime. "Sublimity is produced by aggregation, and littleness...and in descriptions not descending to minuteness." " We find this criterion again and again: Butler's Hudibras cannot last, because it is full of allusions...
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