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" We cannot indeed have a single image in the fancy that did not make its first entrance through the sight; but we have the power of retaining, altering, and compounding those images which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision... "
Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 105
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...indeed have a single image in the fancy that did not make its first entrance through the sight ; but we have the power of retaining, altering and compounding...which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision that are most agreeable to the imagination ; for by this faculty a man in a dungeon...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...indeed have a single image in the fancy that did not make its first entrance through the sight ; but we have the power of retaining, altering and compounding...which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision that are most agreeable to the imagination : for by this faculty a man in a dungeon...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...indeed have a single image in the fancy that did not make its first entrance through the sight; but we have the power of retaining, altering and compounding...which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision that are most agreeable to the imagination ; for by this faculty a man in a dungeon...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805 - 408 pages
...found inattentive to the minutiae of grammar. Of the classics of this favoured age, I have ventured, though contrary to common opinion, to consider Addison...inaccurate composition. " I cannot stick to pronounce of inch a one that whatever he may think, &c. J" " If a man considers the face of Italy in general, *...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...found inattentive to the minutiae of grammar. Of the classics of this favoured age, I have ventured, though contrary to common opinion, to consider Addison...&c. *" " The last are, indeed, more preferable, &c, &c. f " As I wish to be brief on this ungrateful subject, I shall subjoin but two examples of inelegant...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners ..., Issue 8948

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...should have been used instead of the possessive ihdr l viz. " and whoie right hand is full of gifts." " We have the power of retaining, altering, and compounding,...those images which we have once received, into all die varieties of picture and vision." It is very proper to say, " altering and compounding those images...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners ..., Issue 8948

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...and- compounding them into all the varieties 01 picture and vision ;" or, perhaps, better thus : " We have. the power of retaining, altering, and compounding those images which we have once received, and of forming then* into all the varieties of picture and vision.,"' both of the nominative and objective...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...indeed have a single image in the fancy, that " did not make its first entrance through the sight -t but we " have the power of retaining, altering and compounding...those images which we have once received, into all the varie" ties of picture and vision that are most agreeable to the imag*' ination ; for by this faculty,...
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English grammar, adapted to the different classes of learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1807 - 277 pages
...into the heart of man, to conceive the things," &c. would have been regular. " We have the po>\-cr of retaining, altering, and compounding, those images...which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision. " It is very proper to say, " altering, and compounding those images which we...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...man, to conceive the things," &c. would have been regular. "We have the power of retaining, altefing, and compounding, those images which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision." It is very proper to say, " altering and compounding those images which we...
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