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" HEAVEN eternal fountain of our feelings! 'tis here I trace thee and this is thy divinity which stirs within me not that, in some sad and sickening moments, my soul shrinks back upon herself, and startles at destruction mere pomp of words! "
Essays: On the Following Subjects: Celibacy, Wedlock, Seduction, Pride ... - Page 115
by Edward Barry - 1806 - 190 pages
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Desire and Truth: Functions of Plot in Eighteenth-Century English Novels

Patricia Meyer Spacks, Edgar Shannon Professor and Chair Department of English Patricia Meyer Spacks, PH D - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 262 pages
...seems more troublesome. A notorious instance from Sterne illuminates the problem: —Dear sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys,...sorrows! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw—and 'tis thou who lilts him up to HEAVEN—eternal fountain of our feelings!—'tis here 1...
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The Semiotics of Consumption: Interpreting Symbolic Consumer Behavior in ...

Morris B. Holbrook, Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman - Business & Economics - 1993 - 365 pages
...Ultimately, he offers this concluding paean to the nearly religious ardor of "sensibility": Dear Sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows! . . . external fountain of my feelings! — 'tis here I trace thee — and this is the divinity which...
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The Columbia History of the British Novel

John Richetti, John Bender, Deirdre David, Michael Seidel - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 1064 pages
...on sensibility that effectively sums up both its meaning and its appeal: "Dear sensibility! sources inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows! . . . — eternal fountain of our feelings! . . . This is the divinity which stirs within me — ....
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Médecins et médecine dans l'œuvre romanesque de Tobias Smollett et de ...

Jacqueline Labrude Estenne - English fiction - 1995 - 460 pages
...aussi rappel discret de l'étiologie de cette dernière : Dear sensibilityl source inexhausted of ail that's precious in our joys. or costly in our sorrows!...chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw - and 'tis thou who lifts him up to HEAVEN - eternal fountain of our feelings! (AS], P- 277) Les chaînes...
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A Bookseller's Hobby-horse and the Rhetoric of Translation: Anthony Ernst ...

Agnes Maria Zwaneveld - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 237 pages
...(Stout: 277-9): —Dear sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costiy in our sorrows! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw— and 'tis thou who lifts him up to HEAVEN— eternal fountain of our feelings!— 'tis here I trace thee...
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Beschreibung der Welt: zur Poetik der Reise- und Länderberichte : Vorträge ...

Xenja von Ertzdorff - History - 2000 - 571 pages
...angesichts einer für ihn deprimierenden Damenbekanntschaft ("Maria") macht: — Dear sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys,...chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw — and 'tis thou who lifts him up to HEAVEN — eternal fountain of our feelings! — 'tis here I trace thee...
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Health, Disease and Society in Europe, 1500-1800: A Sourcebook

Peter Elmer, Ole Peter Grell - History - 2004 - 380 pages
...poplar; and I had got almost to Lyons before I was able to cast a shade across her Dear sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys,...chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw - and 'tis thou who lifts him up to HEAVEN - eternal fountain of our feelings! - 'tis here I trace thee -...
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Owenite Socialism: 1819-1825

Gregory Claeys - Co-operative societies - 2005 - 10 pages
...principle of man developed in all the simplicity and purity of truth - to see the fruits of that source "of all that's precious in our joys or costly in our sorrows," adorning in an extraordinary degree the mind of a man engaged in manufactures and commerce - to see...
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Boccherini’s Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

Elisabeth Le Guin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 376 pages
...distant."31 And thus Laurence Sterne's 1768 apotheosis of the sensible condition: Dear sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys,...chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw — and 'tis thou who lifts him up to HEAVEN — eternal foundation of our feelings! — 'tis here I trace...
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Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Patricia Meyer Spacks - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 320 pages
...epitomizes Sterne's way of proceeding. Here is a slightly truncated version of it: Dear sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys,...sorrows! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw—and 'tis thou who lifts him up to HEAVEN—eternal fountain of our feelings!—'tis here I...
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