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" On the other hand, I think it must be allowed, that matter in itself is unfitted to produce any kind of emotion. The various qualities of matter are known to us only by means of our external senses ; but all that such' powers of our nature convey, is... "
The Century of Taste: The Philosophical Odyssey of Taste in the Eighteenth ... - Page 62
by George Dickie - 1996 - 168 pages
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Aesthetics - 1812 - 434 pages
...occur in every man's experience, are found in matter, or in some of its qualities. On the other hand, I think it must be allowed, that matter in itself...emotion, or the exercise of any of his affections. The common language of mankind upon this subject, perfectly coincides with this observation. Such qualities,...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste

Archibald Alison - Aesthetics - 1830 - 418 pages
...this illustrated ? On the other hand, what must be allowed 1 How is this illustrated ? What language qualities of matter are known to us only by means...emotion, or the exercise of any of his affections. The common language of mankind upon this subject, perfectly coincides with this observation. Such qualities,...
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Essay on Beauty

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Archibald Alison - Aesthetics - 1871 - 324 pages
...in every man's experience will be found in matter, or in some of its qualities. On the other hand, I think it must be allowed that matter in itself is...emotion, or the exercise of any of his affections. The common language of mankind upon this subject perfectly coincides with this observation. Such qualities,...
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