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" On the contrary, a spacious horizon is an image of liberty, where the eye has room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the immensity of its views, and to lose itself amidst the variety of objects that offer themselves to its observation. Such wide... "
The Spectator - Seite 66
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A History of English Prose Rhythm

George Saintsbury - 1912 - 489 Seiten
...numberless instances in Mr. Addison's writings ; as in the next of his papers on the imagination — ' the eye has room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the immensity of its views, and to lose itself amidst the variety of objects that offer themselves to its...
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Meaning of Modern Art

Karsten Harries - 1968 - 166 Seiten
...and shortened on every side by the Neighbourhood of Walls or Mountains. On the contrary, a spacious Horizon is an image of Liberty, where the Eye has Room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the Immensity of its Views, and to lose itself amidst the Variety of Objects that offer themselves to its...
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Meaning of Modern Art

Karsten Harries - 1968 - 166 Seiten
...and shortened on every side by the Neighbourhood of Walls or Mountains. On the contrary, a spacious Horizon is an image of Liberty, where the Eye has Room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the Immensity of its Views, and to lose itself amidst the Variety of Objects that offer themselves to its...
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Shelley and the Sublime: An Interpretation of the Major Poems

Senior Research Fellow Angela Leighton, Angela Leighton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1984 - 195 Seiten
...wild landscapes. Addison transfers this freedom to the object when he writes that 'a spacious Horison is an Image of Liberty, where the Eye has Room to range abroad'.82 The 'Horison' here is not so much a line which the eye can fix, as a space which permits...
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American Sublime: The Genealogy of a Poetic Genre

Rob Wilson - 1991 - 337 Seiten
...shortened on every side by the Neighbourhood of Walls or Mountains. On the contrary, a spacious horison is an Image of Liberty, where the eye has Room to range abroad." Hence, though sequestered in a grotto-like space in upstate New York, far from Yale and England, Livingston...
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Kant and the Experience of Freedom: Essays on Aesthetics and Morality

Paul Guyer - 1996 - 449 Seiten
...and shortened on every side by the neighbourhood of walls or mountains. On the contrary, a spacious horizon is an image of liberty, where the eye has room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the immensity of its views, and to lose itself amidst the variety of objects that offer themselves to its...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - 1996 - 314 Seiten
...and shortened on every side by the neighbourhood of walls or mountains. On the contrary, a spacious horizon is an image of liberty, where the eye has room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the immensity of its views, and to lose itself amidst the variety of objects that offer themselves to its...
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Newman and Gadamer: Toward a Hermeneutics of Religious Knowledge

Thomas K. Carr - 1996 - 195 Seiten
...feel a delightful stillness and amazement in the soul at the apprehension of them...for a spacious horizon is an image of liberty, where the eye has room to expatiate at large on the immensity of its views". In Joesph Addison, Collected Works, III, ed. H Bohn...
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What Gardens Mean

Stephanie Ross - 1998 - 271 Seiten
...landscape and of gardens: freedom and health. Regarding the first of these, he declares: A spacious Horison is an Image of Liberty, where the Eye has Room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the Immensity of its Views, and to lose it self amidst the Variety of Objects that offer themselves to...
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The Gothic Family Romance: Heterosexuality, Child Sacrifice, and the Anglo ...

Margot Gayle Backus - 1999 - 291 Seiten
...(225). Unlike the male imperialist, who in the words of Joseph Addison seeks " 'a spacious Horizon . . . where the Eye has Room to range abroad, to expatiate at large on the Immensity of its Views' " (cited in Gibbons, "Topographies" 28), Pidgie identifies personal autonomy...
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