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" Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study, by all methods, to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling... "
The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]. - Page 214
edited by - 1864
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - English periodicals - 1834
...commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impression of the beautiful and the perfect ; that every one should study to nourish in...For no man can bear .to be entirely deprived of such enjoyment ; it is only because they are not used to taste of what is excellent, that the generality...
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The Architectural Magazine, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - Architecture - 1834
...commonest, the spirit and the sense so easily grow dead to the impression of the beautiful and the perfect, that every one should study to nourish in...for no man can bear to be entirely deprived of such enjoyment ; it is only because they are not used to taste of what is excellent, that the generality...
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Loudon's Architectural Magazine: And Journal of Improvement in ..., Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - 1834
...commonest, the spirit and the sense so easily grow dead to the impression of the beautiful and the perfect, that every one should study to nourish in...for no man can bear to be entirely deprived of such enjoyment ; it is only because they are not used to taste of what is excellent, that the generality...
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The volume of the affections; or, Bridal offering

Thomas Harttree Cornish - Women - 1836 - 510 pages
...commonest, the spirit and the sense so easily grow dead to the impression of the beautiful and the perfect, that every one should study to nourish in...for no man can bear to be entirely deprived of such enjoyment ; it is only because they are not used to taste of what is excellent, that the generality...
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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Volume 2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1840
...band. He was wont to say : " Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions...beautiful and perfect, that every one should study, by all methods, to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling these things. For no man can bear to...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 2

Anna Cabot Lowell - Conduct of life - 1856
...It lives too fa"st. Thoreau. Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions...beautiful and perfect, that every one should study, by all methods, to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling these things. For no man can bear to...
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Cottage Residences: Or, A Series of Designs for Rural Cottages and Cottage ...

Andrew Jackson Downing - Architecture, Domestic - 1856 - 215 pages
...sense grow dead to the impression of the Beautiful and the Perfect, that every person should strive to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling these things, by everything in his power, for no man can bear to be wholly deprived of such enjoyment ; it is only because...
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The Collected Works of Thomas Carlyle: Translations from the German: (XIV ...

Thomas Carlyle - Chartism - 1864
...band. He was wont to say : " Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions...beautiful and perfect, that every one should study, by all methods, to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling these things. For no man can bear to...
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The China magazine: a ... miscellany, Volumes 1-2

1868
...spirit and the much at this, for the scholar was so poor that, his wife having died, he could not afford senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the...For no man can bear to be entirely deprived of such enjovments : and it is only bemuse they are not used to taste of what is excellent, that the generality...
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The Mystic Star, Volumes 16-17

1872
...from any other officer. МЕХ л к к so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions...beautiful and perfect, that every one should study, by all methods, to nouri.-ii in his mind the faculty of feeling these things. For no man can bear to...
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