An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

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T. Payne, 1806 - 473 páginas
 

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As to the Sexes in Mankind
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Mr Humes Opinion considered
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Sexual Tastes of Brutes
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Double Meaning of the word Taste
12
Various Pleasures of Cessation or inverted Action
13
How far addressed to organic Sense
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Musical and Poetical Melody
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Distance and Direction of Sounds
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Their Grandeur and Sublimity
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Mixed Qualities and Sensationshow separatedo
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Verse considered in the Abstract
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Grottesques 21 Mixed Qualities and Sensations further explained
21
Consequence of Mr Burkes Doctrine of Beauty
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Mr Burkes System compared with that of Sir Joshua Reynolds
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Illustrated by Examples of the Temples of Vesta and Indian Domes
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The latter further examined Mental Sympathies
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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 examinedi
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Other Privations compared with
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Difficulty of considering Sensation alone
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Particularly in Vision
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Progress of Perception
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Its Effect in reducing the Pleasures of Sense
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Its Principles
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Its Organs 2 Primary or simple Sensation 3 Variation
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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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Irritation
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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
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Scale by which the Eye measures
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Consequent Effects of Proportion in St Peters
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And of Contrast in Gothic Cathedrals
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Of Intricacy and Extent
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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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OF HEARING
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Sexual Beautyits Principle
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Sudden Love
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Visible Magnitude
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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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Considered in its different Graduations of Re spect
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Astonishment and Terror as applicable to him
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Noxious and Innocent Tame and Wild Ani mals Game Cock
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Ulyssess
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Destroying and preserving Powers compared as to Energy
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as to the Effect of that Energy in the Sublime
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Description and Reality compared
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Ilustrated by Virgils Bees
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By Homers Moor Fowl
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Acquired Tastes
78
Grace of Savages
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Of the Greeks
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Lines of Grace
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Influence of Authority
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Spiral Columns scooped Pediments
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In Gardening
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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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In the Coats of Animals 14 In Buildings Gardens Pieces of Water
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Exemplified
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In Lodges Cottages Gateways
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Mixed Architecture 102 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
108
Gradual Diminution or Tapering
109
General Rules
110
In Morals
111
Affections Abstract Principles
112
Their Effects
113
Pastoral Love in Theocritus
114
In Taste and Manners
115
Academies their Effect on
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Accounted
117
Mechanical and liberal Arts their Difference
118
Feeling Sentiment and Science in Painting
119
In Sculpture
120
Public Schools of Rhetoric their Effect on the Latin Language
121
Freedom of Study its Effect on the Greek
122
On the English 124 Instanced in Dr Blairs Criticism on a Passage of Pope
123
Criticism examined
125
The Passage justified by others from Euripides and Shakespeare
126
tion Order of the Understanding
127
fective
129
All unvaried Continuity tires 2 Change therefore necessary 3 The Cause of corrupt Taste In Literature 4 In
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Artificial Perceptionhow far independent of organic Sensation
172
Sculpture compared with Painting 66 Forms appropriate to Sculpture
192
Sculpturesque
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68 Grottesque
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Other distinct Characters as 70 Classical 71 Romantic
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Pastoral
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Uniformity and Regularity
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Irregularity and Mutilation 77 As affecting general Characteristics or Mental Sympathies
200
As differently perceived by the Mind or the Eye 79 Mr Prices Illustration 80 His general Mistake of Ideas for Things 81 Deceptions of Sexual and So...
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Regularity and Irregularity in Features and Attitudes
210
Their moral Effects
238
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 ...
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Probability in Epic Fiction 11 In Dramatic
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Oratory 14 Acting
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Fiction and Reality
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Epic and Dramatic License in Fiction their Difference
309
Roman Mime of Laureolus 9 Fights of Gladiators
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Weakness False Delicacy
351
Timidity Modesty 36 Pliability Stubbornness Themistocles 37 Tenacity in Trifles
354
Otways Venice Preservd Shakespeares Julius Cæsar
356
Achilles
357
Treatise on Oriental Gardening Experiments
382
Abuse of Words
394
tried
425
Imitative
435

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