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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
1767
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Imagining Early Modern London: Perceptions and Portrayals of the City from ...

J. F. Merritt - 2001 - 305 Seiten
...reinforced by Addison's stress on the importance and value of an unfettered perspective, 'a spacious Horison is an Image of Liberty, where the Eye has Room to range abroad', the pertinence of which was not lost in the close-packed streets and alleys of the city.60 In this...
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Infinity and Perspective

Karsten Harries - 2002 - 380 Seiten
...and shortened on every side by the neighborhood of walls and 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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Landscape and Power, Second Edition

W. J. T. Mitchell, William John Thomas Mitchell - 2002 - 376 Seiten
...Joseph Addison in the Spectator as one of the "Pleasures of the Imagination." Addison wrote: "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 it self amidst the Variety of objects that offer themselves to...
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The Emergence of Modern Architecture: A Documentary History from 1000 to 1810

Alexander Tzonis - 2004 - 533 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 or its views, and to lose itself amidst the variety of objects that offer themselves to its...
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Values of Beauty: Historical Essays in Aesthetics

Paul Guyer, Jonathan Nelson Professor of Humanities and Philosoph Paul Guyer - 2005 - 359 Seiten
...from constraint. But as Addison continues, his account takes a subtle turn: he says that 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 otter themselves to its...
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Soziologie der Landschaft

Stefan Kaufmann - 2005 - 369 Seiten
...and shortened on every side by the neighbourhood of walls and mountains. On the contrary. a spacious horizon is an image of liberty. where the eye has room to ränge abroad. to expatiate at large on the immensity of its views, and to lose itself amidst the variety...
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Weer siddert in mij de liefde die het lichaam sloopt: Sapphô van Lésbos ...

Jan Godderis - 2006 - 457 Seiten
...the neighbourhood ofwalls or mountains. On the contrary, a spacious horizon is an image ofliberty, 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 17. Cf. supra. offer...
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The Pursuit of Glory: Europe, 1648-1815

T. C. W. Blanning - 2007 - 707 Seiten
...sort of confinement, when the sight is pent up in a narrow compass ... 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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