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" To instance in a particular part of a feature ; the line that forms the ridge of the nose is beautiful when it is straight; this, then, is the central form, which is oftener found than either concave, convex, or any other irregular form that shall be... "
Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ... - Page 119
1787
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 432 pages
...particular part of a feature ; the line that forms the ridge of the nofe is beautiful when it ii ftrait ; this then is the central form, which is oftener found...accuftomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude that to be the reafon why we approve and admire it, as we approve and admire cuftoms and fafhions of drefs...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 430 pages
...particular part of a feature ; the line that forms the ridge of the nofe is beautiful when it is ftrait ; this then is the central form, which is oftener found...accuftomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude that to be the reafon why we approve and admire it, as we approve and admire cuftoms and fafhions of drefs...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...particular part of a feature : the line thaï forms the ridge of the nofe is beautiful when it is llraight; this then is the central form, which is oftener found than either соиcave, convex, or any other irregular form that (hall be propofed. As we are then more accuftomed...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ...: Containing His ..., Volume 2

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - 1801 - 452 pages
...particular fart of a feature ; the line that forms a ridge of the nose is beautiful when it is straight ; this then is the central form, which is oftener found...concave, convex, or any other irregular form that shall be proposed. As we are then more accustomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude that to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 432 pages
...particular part of a feature : the line that forms the ridge of the nofe is beautiful when it is ftraight ; this then is the central form, which is oftener found...concave, convex, or any other irregular form that mall be propofed. As we are then more accuflomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude that to...
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The works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed an account ..., Volume 2

sir Joshua Reynolds - 1801 - 450 pages
...particular part of a feature.; the line that forms a ridge of the nose is beautiful when it is straight ; this then is the central form, which is oftener found...concave, convex, or any other irregular form that shall be proposed. As we are then more accustomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude that to...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

1803 - 222 pages
...particular part of a feature ; the line that forms the ridge of the nose is beautiful when it is straight; this, then, is the central form, which is oftener...concave, convex, or any other irregular form that shall be proposed. As we are then more accustomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude that to...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 15

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810 - 814 pages
...particular part of a feature : the line that forms the ridge of the nofe is beautiful when it is ftraight ; this then is the central form, which is oftener found...concave, convex, or any other irregular form that (hall be. propofed.: As we are then more accuilomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude that...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 12

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810 - 816 pages
...oftcncr found than any one particular degree of concave, con-vex, or tmy other irregular form that (hall be propofed. As we are then more accuftomed to beauty than deformity, we may conclude t/ial to be the reafon why we approve and admire it, juft as we approve and admire famions of drefs...
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A letter to Uvedale Price, Esq., [by] H. Repton, A letter to H. Repton, Esq ...

Sir Uvedale Price - 1810 - 426 pages
...one kind : for instance, the line that forms the ridge of the nose, is beautiful when strait; this is the central form, which is oftener found than either concave, convex, or any irregular form that shall be proposed. As we are, therefore, more accustomed to beauty than deformity,...
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