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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 01 (of 12)

By Edmund Burke
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  • BURKE'S WRITINGS AND SPEECHES
  • VOLUME THE FIRST
  • THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE
    • IN TWELVE VOLUMES VOLUME THE FIRST
  • CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
  • ADVERTISEMENT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • ADVERTISEMENT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • A VINDICATION OF NATURAL SOCIETY: OR, A VIEW OF THE MISERIES AND EVILS ARISING TO MANKIND FROM EVERY SPECIES OF ARTIFICIAL SOCIETY. IN A LETTER TO LORD ****, BY A LATE NOBLE WRITER. 1756.
  • PREFACE.
  • A LETTER TO LORD ****.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • A PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN OF OUR IDEAS OF THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL WITH AN INTRODUCTORY DISCOURSE CONCERNING TASTE, AND SEVERAL OTHER ADDITIONS
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • ON TASTE.
  • PART I.
    • SECTION I. NOVELTY.
    • SECTION II. PAIN AND PLEASURE.
    • SECTION III. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE REMOVAL OF PAIN AND POSITIVE PLEASURE.
    • SECTION IV. OF DELIGHT AND PLEASURE, AS OPPOSED TO EACH OTHER.
    • SECTION V. JOY AND GRIEF.
    • SECTION VI. OF THE PASSIONS WHICH BELONG TO SELF-PRESERVATION.
    • SECTION VII. OF THE SUBLIME.
    • SECTION VIII. OF THE PASSIONS WHICH BELONG TO SOCIETY.
    • SECTION IX. THE FINAL CAUSE OF THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PASSIONS BELONGING TO SELF-PRESERVATION AND THOSE WHICH REGARD THE SOCIETY OF THE SEXES.
    • SECTION X. OF BEAUTY.
    • SECTION XI. SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE.
    • SECTION XII. SYMPATHY, IMITATION, AND AMBITION.
    • SECTION XIII. SYMPATHY.
    • SECTION XIV. THE EFFECTS OF SYMPATHY IN THE DISTRESSES OF OTHERS.
    • SECTION XV. OF THE EFFECTS OF TRAGEDY.
    • SECTION XVI. IMITATION.
    • SECTION XVII. AMBITION.
    • SECTION XVIII. THE RECAPITULATION.
    • SECTION XIX. THE CONCLUSION.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PART II.
    • SECTION I. OF THE PASSION CAUSED BY THE SUBLIME.
    • SECTION II. TERROR.
    • SECTION III. OBSCURITY.
    • SECTION IV. OF THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLEARNESS AND OBSCURITY WITH REGARD TO THE PASSIONS.
    • SECTION [IV]. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED.
    • SECTION V. POWER.
    • SECTION VI. PRIVATION.
    • SECTION VII. VASTNESS.
    • SECTION VIII. INFINITY.
    • SECTION IX. SUCCESSION AND UNIFORMITY.
    • SECTION X. MAGNITUDE IN BUILDING.
    • SECTION XI. INFINITY IN PLEASING OBJECTS.
    • SECTION XII. DIFFICULTY.
    • SECTION XIII. MAGNIFICENCE.
    • SECTION XIV. LIGHT.
    • SECTION XV. LIGHT IN BUILDING.
    • SECTION XVI. COLOR CONSIDERED AS PRODUCTIVE OF THE SUBLIME.
    • SECTION XVII. SOUND AND LOUDNESS.
    • SECTION XVIII. SUDDENNESS.
    • SECTION XIX. INTERMITTING.
    • SECTION XX. THE CRIES OF ANIMALS.
    • SECTION XXI. SMELL AND TASTE.—BITTERS AND STENCHES.
    • SECTION XXII. FEELING.—PAIN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PART III.
    • SECTION I. OF BEAUTY.
    • SECTION II. PROPORTION NOT THE CAUSE OF BEAUTY IN VEGETABLES.
    • SECTION III. PROPORTION NOT THE CAUSE OF BEAUTY IN ANIMALS.
    • SECTION IV. PROPORTION NOT THE CAUSE OF BEAUTY IN THE HUMAN SPECIES.
    • SECTION V. PROPORTION FURTHER CONSIDERED.
    • SECTION VI. FITNESS NOT THE CAUSE OF BEAUTY.
    • SECTION VII. THE REAL EFFECTS OF FITNESS.
    • SECTION VIII. THE RECAPITULATION.
    • SECTION IX. PERFECTION NOT THE CAUSE OF BEAUTY.
    • SECTION X. HOW FAR THE IDEA OF BEAUTY MAY BE APPLIED TO THE QUALITIES OF THE MIND.
    • SECTION XI. HOW FAR THE IDEA OF BEAUTY MAY BE APPLIED TO VIRTUE.
    • SECTION XII. THE REAL CAUSE OF BEAUTY.
    • SECTION XIII. BEAUTIFUL OBJECTS SMALL.
    • SECTION XIV. SMOOTHNESS.
    • SECTION XV. GRADUAL VARIATION.
    • SECTION XVI. DELICACY.
    • SECTION XVII. BEAUTY IN COLOR.
    • SECTION XVIII. RECAPITULATION.
    • SECTION XIX. THE PHYSIOGNOMY.
    • SECTION XX. THE EYE.
    • SECTION XXI. UGLINESS.
    • SECTION XXII. GRACE.
    • SECTION XXIII. ELEGANCE AND SPECIOUSNESS.
    • SECTION XXIV. THE BEAUTIFUL IN FEELING.
    • SECTION XXV. THE BEAUTIFUL IN SOUNDS.
    • SECTION XXVI. TASTE AND SMELL.
    • SECTION XXVII. THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL COMPARED.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PART IV.
    • SECTION I. OF THE EFFICIENT CAUSE OF THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL.
    • SECTION II. ASSOCIATION.
    • SECTION III. CAUSE OF PAIN AND FEAR.
    • SECTION IV. CONTINUED.
    • SECTION V. HOW THE SUBLIME IS PRODUCED.
    • SECTION VI. HOW PAIN CAN BE A CAUSE OF DELIGHT.
    • SECTION VII. EXERCISE NECESSARY FOR THE FINER ORGANS.
    • SECTION VIII. WHY THINGS NOT DANGEROUS SOMETIMES PRODUCE A PASSION LIKE TERROR.
    • SECTION IX. WHY VISUAL OBJECTS OF GREAT DIMENSIONS ARE SUBLIME.
    • SECTION X. UNITY WHY REQUISITE TO VASTNESS.
    • SECTION XI. THE ARTIFICIAL INFINITE.
    • SECTION XII. THE VIBRATIONS MUST BE SIMILAR.
    • SECTION XIII. THE EFFECTS OF SUCCESSION IN VISUAL OBJECTS EXPLAINED.
    • SECTION XIV. LOCKE'S OPINION CONCERNING DARKNESS CONSIDERED.
    • SECTION XV. DARKNESS TERRIBLE IN ITS OWN NATURE.
    • SECTION XVI. WHY DARKNESS IS TERRIBLE.
    • SECTION XVII. THE EFFECTS OF BLACKNESS.
    • SECTION XVIII. THE EFFECTS OF BLACKNESS MODERATED.
    • SECTION XIX. THE PHYSICAL CAUSE OF LOVE.
    • SECTION XX. WHY SMOOTHNESS IS BEAUTIFUL.
    • SECTION XXI. SWEETNESS, ITS NATURE.
    • SECTION XXII. SWEETNESS RELAXING.
    • SECTION XXIII. VARIATION, WHY BEAUTIFUL.
    • SECTION XXIV. CONCERNING SMALLNESS.
    • SECTION XXV. OF COLOR.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PART V.
    • SECTION I. OF WORDS.
    • SECTION II. THE COMMON EFFECTS OF POETRY, NOT BY RAISING IDEAS OF THINGS.
    • SECTION III. GENERAL WORDS BEFORE IDEAS.
    • SECTION IV. THE EFFECT OF WORDS.
    • SECTION V. EXAMPLES THAT WORDS MAY AFFECT WITHOUT RAISING IMAGES.
    • SECTION VI. POETRY NOT STRICTLY AN IMITATIVE ART.
    • SECTION VII. HOW WORDS INFLUENCE THE PASSIONS.
  • A SHORT ACCOUNT OF A LATE SHORT ADMINISTRATION. 1766.
  • OBSERVATIONS ON A LATE PUBLICATION, INTITULED "THE PRESENT STATE OF THE NATION."
  • 1769.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • THOUGHTS ON THE CAUSE OF THE PRESENT DISCONTENTS.
  • 1770.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOL. I.
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