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" Men of cold fancies, and philosophical dispositions, object to this kind of poetry, that it has not probability enough to affect the imagination. But to this it may be answered, that we are sure in general, there are many intellectual beings in the world... "
The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ... - Page 181
1810
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Moral and political dialogues: being the substance of several ..., Volume 3

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1765
...the Faery way of -writing, " Men of cold " fancies and philofophical difpofitions, * fays he, objeft to this kind of poetry, " that it has not probability enough to " affeft the imagination. But — many " are prepoffeft with fuch falfe opinions, " as difpofe them...
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Moral and Political Dialogues: With Letters on Chivalry and Romance, Volume 3

Richard Hurd - Chivalry - 1776
...the Fairy way of writing, " Men of cold *' fancies and philofophical difpolkions, *' fays he, obje6t to this kind of poetry, " that it has not probability enough to *' affect the imagination. But — many " are prepofTeft with fuch falfe opinions, " as difpofe them to believe thefe parti" cular...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1778
...fee the perfons and manners of another fpecies? Men of cold fancies, and philofophical difpofitions, object to this kind of poetry, that it has not probability...enough to affect the imagination. But to this it may he anfwered, that we are fine, in general, there are many intellectual beings in the world befide ourfelves,...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 5

1786
...perfons and manners of another Ibecies ? Men of cold fancies, and philofophical difpofitions, objeft to this kind of poetry, that it has not probability enough to affeft the imaginaition. But to this it may be anfwered. that we are furc, in general, there arc many...
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Dialogues VII, VIII. On the uses of foreign travel. Lord Shaftesbury, Mr ...

Richard Hurd - Chivalry - 1788
...calls, the Fairy way of writing, " Men of cold •' fancies and philofophical difpofitions, '' fays he, object to this kind of poetry, " that it has not probability enough to " affedfc the imagination. But — many " are prepofleft with fuch falfe opinions, *' as difpofe them...
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The Spectator ...

1803
...into a new creation, and see the persons and manners of another species ! Men of cold fancies, and philosophical dispositions, object to this kind of...general, there are many intellectual beings in the world beside ourselves, and several species of spirits, who are subject to different laws and oeconomies...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...were into a new creation, and see the persons and manners of another species? Men of cold fancies, and philosophical dispositions, object to this kind of...general, there are many intellectual beings in the world beside ourselves, and several species of spirits, who are subject to different laws and economies from...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - English essays - 1803
...into a new creation, and see the persons and manners of another species ! Men of cold fancies, and philosophical dispositions, object to this kind of...imagination. But to this it may be answered, that \ve are sure, in general, there are many intellectual beings in the world beside ourselves, and several...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...were, into a new creation, and see the persons and manners of another species ? Men of cold fancies and philosophical dispositions object to this kind of...of spirits, who are subject to different laws and ceconomies from those of mankind ; when we see, therefore, any of these represented naturally, we cannot...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...into a new creation, and see the persons and manners of another species? Men of cold fancies, :and philosophical dispositions, object to this kind of...enough to affect the imagination. But . to this it maybe answered, that we are sure, in general, there are many intellectual beings in the world besides...
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