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" Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger, that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime; that is, it is productive... "
An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste - Page 371
by Richard Payne Knight - 1805
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...they are the most powerful of all the passions. SECT. VII. — OF THE SUBLIME. 'WHATEVEE is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger,...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or i is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner ' analogous to terror, is a source...
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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - 1790
...make fear a cause of the sublime, rather than a possible effect. "Whatever," says Burke, "is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger,...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the...
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 1

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - Naval art and science - 1799
...of the reader ; for as our lamented Master* of the Sublime ha* well observed, *' Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger,...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objcfts, or opsrates in a manner analagous to terror, is a source of The...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...account of qualities, may esteem some of his hypotheses incomplete. ' Whatever (says he) is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger,...objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime/ That terror is a principal source, he very clearly demonstrates, and ingeniously...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - France - 1806
...danger, and they are the most powerful of all the passions. SECT. VII. OF THE SUBLIME. WHATEVER is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger, that is to say, whatever is in any sort tertible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terrpur, is...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - France - 1815
...and danger, and they are the most powerful of all the passions. OF THE SUBLIME. WHATEVER is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain, and danger,...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, er is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terrour, is a source...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 81

1857
...little suited to become the groundwork of a noble philosophy : — " Whatever ia fitted," says Burke, "in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger—...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or ia conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: With a Portrait ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1823
...and they are the most powerful of all the passions. SECTION VII. OF THE SUBLIME. WHATEVER is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger;...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the...
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A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1827 - 172 pages
...and they are the most powerful of all the passions. SECT. VII. — OP THE SUBLIME. WHATEVER is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger;...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, iť a source of...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1833
...remarks, " is the common stock of every thing that is sublime." Again, he says, " Whatever is fitted, in any sort, to excite the ideas of pain and danger,...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the...
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