The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Volume 16
C. Knight, 1840 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 20 - if it did not actually prompt it. He says, ' the passions may be considerably operated upon, without presenting any image at all, by certain sounds adapted to that purpose, of which we have a sufficient proof in the acknowledged and powerful effects of instrumental music.
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Page 201 - there appears to have been little either very remarkable or agreeable; but we have the testimony of Dr. Pemberton that ' neither his age nor his universal reputation had rendered him stiff in opinion, or in any degree elated." Ascribing whatever he had accomplished to the effect of patient and continuous thought rather than to any
Page 194 - who had then started a second paper, called the ' Observator,' first exercised his authority as licenser of the press, by procuring to be issued a ' proclamation for suppressing the printing and publishing unlicensed news-books and pamphlets of news, because it has become a common practice
Page 10 - which seems to have escaped observation ; and that is, it takes its stand on the top of some stake or post, from whence it springs forth on its prey, catching a fly in the air, and hardly ever touching the ground, but returning still to the same stand for many times together.
Page 77 - Lives and Characters of the most eminent Writers of the Scottish Nation," fol., published at Edinburgh in 170822, informs us, but without mentioning any authority, that Napier passed some years in France, the Netherlands, and Italy, and that while absent
Page 20 - that, without the aid of spoken characters, many a story of deepest interest is most impressively told, many a noble or tender sentiment is most emphatically conveyed by it The power and expressiveness of music may well be regarded as a most beauteous adaptation of external nature to the moral constitution of man