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|Our sight is the most perfect, and the most delightful of all our senses. ... in the |
character of this sentence, a terse style, it must he resolved into the first sentence
under this definition: " The sight is mure delightful than any other of the senses.
|Each of these qualities maybe possessed, by itself; but they must concur, to form |
a finished style. Mr. Addison ... As, to take the first sentence in the following essay
: " Our sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses." If you alter ...
|Each of these qualities may be possessed, by itself ; but they must concur, to form |
a finished style. ... As, to take the first sentence in the following essay : " Our sight
is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses." If you alter it thus ...
Walter Pape, Frederick Burwick - 1995 - 369 pages
|Therewith man sets himself up as the setting in which whatever is must |
henceforth set itself forth, must present itself, i.e., ... The essay begins with the
praise of sight as "the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses" capable
of bringing ...
Helen Keller - 19?? - 16 pages
|Remarking his beauties, therefore, which we shall have frequent occasion to do, |
as we proceed, we must also point out his negligences and defects. ... It begins
thus : ' Our sight is the most perfect, and most delightful of all our senses.' This is ...
|But what will it be to see all this ; whatsoever there is in the earth, together with all |
that there is in heaven and above heaven ? ... truth, or the invention of some rare
curiosity, have been transported with a greater joy and content, than their senses
were ... The love of the mother makes her delight more in the sight of her own son
, though foul and of worse conditions than ... the possession, then, of the chief
good, must be much more delightful with the society of such excellent
|Here, it must be noted that the distinction between the singular intellect and its |
diverse spiritual perceptions corresponds to the ... This distinction between
speculation and delectation creates a certain space for all the spiritual senses,
not just spiritual sight. ... Hence, the acts of spiritual senses are the occasion and
means of faith's delight: delight occurs through, and is ... Most precisely, the
intellect is oriented toward speculation of veritas, not toward the delight that is
concomitant with ...
2007 - 1050 pages
|To see the servants of God whom you must love, and the poor whom you must |
relieve or pity, and all the visible objects of your ... Remember the sins which the
eye is most in danger of, that you may be watchful and escape. ... which
lookethon yourselves with admiration and delight, as the peacock is said to do on
his tail, and on others as below you with slighting and disdain.c 2. ... Sight is often
put in Scripture for all the senses; and living by sight is opposed to living or
walking by faith.
|The sight is the most perfect of our senses ; the most various and accurate in the |
information it affords us ; and the most delightful in its exercise. Apart from all
considerations of utility, the mere perception of light is in itself a source of
enjoyment. Instances are not wanting of individuals debarred from infancy by a
natural defect ... It must be in a certain state, which we express by saying that it is
luminous. Among natural bodies some possess in themselves the property of
exciting in our ...