... in the production of a monster (the result of any unnatural mixture,) the breed is incapable of propagating its likeness, and of founding a new order of creatures; so that, unless all animals were allured by the beauty of their own species, generation... The Spectator - Seite 711739Vollansicht
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...Breed is incapable of propagating its Likeness and of founding a new Order of Creatures, so that unless all Animals were allured by the Beauty of their own...Species, Generation would be at an end, and the Earth unpeopled."3 Addison, whose greatest talent is deriving comfort from the most frightening ideas, reassures...
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...tempted to multiply their kind, and fill the world, with inhabitants'. Indeed if it were not so, 'unless all animals were allured by the beauty of their own...species, generation would be at an end, and the earth unpeopled'.60 Addison makes a primary distinction between the beauty that is synonymous with sexual...