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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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Beauty: Illustrated Chiefly by an Analysis and Classification of Beauty in Woman

Alexander Walker - 1845 - 390 pages
...experience was not sufficiently consulted. For, on that principle, the wedgelike snout of a swine with its 9 tough cartilage at the end, the little sunk eyes,...digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful." — And so they are, when the beauty of fitness for their purpose is considered ; but that purpose...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 18

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...; The growing liver still supply'd the feast. Dryden. Jrii'git. sEneid, book vi. On that principle, the wedge-like snout of a swine, with its tough cartilage at the end, and little sunk eyes, and the whole make of the head, so well adapted to its offices of digging and...
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Beauty: Illustrated Chiefly by an Analysis and Classification of Beauty in Women

Alexander Walker - 1846 - 395 pages
...this 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...offices of digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful."—And so they are, when the beauty of fitness for their purpose is considered; but that...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1849 - 424 pages
...association. " Why," says Mr. Burke, " upon " this principle of utility, the wedge-like snout of a sow, " with its tough cartilage at the end, the little sunk...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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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 pages
...association. " Why," says Mr. Burke, " upon this principle of utility, the wedge-like snout of a sow, with its tough cartilage at the end, the little sunk eyes, and the whole make o£ the head, so well adapted to its offices of digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful."...
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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - 1856 - 219 pages
...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...make of the head, so well adapted to its offices of digBetween beauty and ugliness what is found? Of utility, what idea has prevailed ? What has been the...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1860
...this theory, I am apprehensive that experience was not sufficiently consulted. For, on that principle, he extremely heautiful. The great hag hanging to the Ki II of a pelican, a thing highly useful to this...
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Works, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1865
...this 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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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - 1902
...this 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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On Taste: On the Sublime and Beautiful; Reflections on the French Revolution ...

Edmund Burke - 1909 - 443 pages
...this 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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