The pleasures of imagination a poem, in three books by

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Published by Thomas B. Wait and Sons in Boston .

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  • Imagination -- Poetry.

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Statementby Dr. Akenside.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 36695.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17712599M

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The pleasures of the imagination, taken in their full extent, are not so gross as those of sense, nor so refined as those of the understanding. The last are, indeed, more preferable, because they are founded on some new knowledge or improvement in the mind of man; yet it must be confest, that those of the imagination are as great and as.

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The Pleasures of Imagination: Book The First With what attractive charms this goodly frame Of nature touches the consenting hearts Of mortal men; and what the pleasing stores Which beauteous imitation thence derives To deck the poet's, or the painter's toil; My verse unfolds.

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[Addison's importance to Faraday is not reflected in the number of times he is cited in the Mental Exercises. As Table 3 in the Introduction indicates, Addison and The Spectator rank far below Johnson and The Rambler in numbers of direct references in the contributions.

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edn. (London: R. Dodsley, ). B Fisher Rare Book Library. BOOK I. 1 With what attractive charms this goodly frame. 2 Of Nature touches the consenting hearts. 3 Of mortal men; and what the pleasing stores.

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