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" The use of this feigned history hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul... "
Spare hours v. 1, 1861 - Página 439
por John Brown - 1861
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Spare Hours: 1st ser

John Brown - 1866 - 458 páginas
...the soul; by reason whereof, there is, agreeable to the spirit ufman, A MORE AMPLE GREATNESS, A MOKE EXACT GOODNESS AND A MORE ABSOLUTE VARIETY, than can be found in the nature of things. So it appeareth that Poesy" (and the others) " serveth and cimferreth to magnanimity, morality, and to delectation....
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - 1866 - 490 páginas
...been, to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof, there ii agreeable to the spirit of man a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more absolute...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 601 páginas
...nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion l Adv. of Learn., Book II. t Lib. nc 13. inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is,...variety, than can be found in the nature of things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumen30

Henry Allon - 1859
...Tennyson has given us the highest proof of his genius and culture in these ' feigned ' histories of a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and...variety, than can be found in the nature of * things' — tricked with few ornaments of style to disturb our vision of ' the shows wherewith he doth raise...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it ; the world being in proportion...inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is (ie in poetry), agreeable to (in order to satisfy) the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumen25

Henry Allon - 1857
...which Mr. Young has chosen for his motto, indicate very plainly his position : — ' The world being inferior to the ' soul ; by reason whereof there is agreeable to the spirit of man a mere ' ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more absolute variety ' than can be found in the...
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Typical Selections from the Best English Authors: With Introductory Notices

English authors - 1869 - 400 páginas
...hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion...variety, than can be found in the nature of things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the...
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Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1869 - 379 páginas
...been to give I some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of .man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion...ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more absolute^arjetyj .than. can_be_fouridi.ja_the nature of ffimgs. TheiefQre,_because the acts or events...
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Cassell's history of the war between France and Germany ..., Volumen2;Volumen176

Edmund Ollier - 1871
...hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being, in proportion,...variety, than can be found in the nature of things. And therefore poetry was ever thought to have some participation of divineness, because it doth raise...
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Books and Reading: Or, What Books Shall I Read and how Shall I Read Them?

Noah Porter - 1871 - 394 páginas
...been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points, wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul. . . . Therefore because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth...
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