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" For, on that principle, the wedge-like snout of a swine, with its tough cartilage at the end, the little sunk eyes, and the whole make of the head, so well adapted to its offices of digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. "
The Architectural Magazine - Page 385
edited by - 1834
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 27

1806
...fwine, \vith its tough cartihige at the end, the little funk eyes, and the whole make of the head, fo well adapted to its offices of digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. The great bag hanging to the bill of a pelican, a thing highly ufeful to this animal, would likcwile...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - 1812 - 434 pages
...any of the instances he brings. " On this principle (says he) the wedge-like " snout of the swine, the little sunk eyes, and the whole " make of the head, so well adapted to its offices of dig" ging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. The " great bag hanging to the bill of the pelican,...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste, Volume 2

Archibald Alison - 1812 - 417 pages
...any of the instances he brings. " On this principle (says he) the wedge-like " snout of the swine, the little sunk eyes, and the whole " make of the head, so well adapted to its offices of dig" ging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. The " great bag hanging to the bill of the pelican,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1815
...ciently consulted. For, on that principle, the •wedge-like snout of a swine, with its tough carti? lage at the end, the little sunk eyes, and the whole make...digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. The great bag hanging to the bill of a pelican, a thing highly useful to this animal, would be likewise...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - 1815 - 447 pages
...instances he brings. " On this principle (says he) the wedge-like " snout of the Swine, the litlle sunk eyes, " and the whole make of the head, so well " adapted to its offices of digging and root" ing, would be extremely beautiful. The " great bag hanging to the bill of the Peli" can, a thing...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste

Archibald Alison - 1821 - 460 pages
...any of the instances he brings. " On this principle (says he) " the wedge-like snout of the swine, the little sunk eyes, " and the whole make of the...to " its offices of digging and rooting, would be extreme" ly beautiful. The great bag hanging to the bill of " the pelican, a thing likewise highly...
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A philosophical enquiry [&c.].

Edmund Burke - 1827
...theory, I am apprehensive that experience was not sufficiently consulted ; for, on that principle, the wedge-like snout of a swine, with its tough cartilage...digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. The great bag hanging to the bill of a pelican, a thing highly useful to this animal, would be likewise...
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Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste

Archibald Alison - 1830 - 418 pages
...any of the instances he brings. " On this principle," says he, " the wedge-like snout of the swine, the little sunk eyes, and " the whole make of the...digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. The great " bag hanging to the bill of the pelican, a thing likewise highly •" useful to this animal,...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster, Volume 3

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...which may very readily be discriminated from beauty. On this principle, аь Mr Burke remarks, •• the wedge-like snout of a swine, with its tough cartilage...little sunk eyes, and the whole make of the head, soweit adapted to its offices of digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful. The great bag hanging...
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The music of the eye; or, Essays on the principles of the beauty and ...

Peter Legh - 1831 - 262 pages
...cannot be reckoned among the causes of beauty, for on that principle the wedge-like snout of the sow, with its tough cartilage at the end, the little sunk...the whole make of the head, so well adapted to its office of digging and routing, would be extremely beautiful." What! shall we say that salt is not among...
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