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Quid placet aut odio est, quod non mutabile credas ?

Τοιος γαρ νοος εστιν επιχθονιων ανθρωπων, ,
Οιον επ' ημαρ αγησι πατηρ ανδρων τε θεωντε. .

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London:

Printed by Luke Hansard, near Lincoln's-Inn Fields,
POR T. PAYNE, MEWS-GATE; AND J. WHITE, FLEET-STREET,
CONTENTS.

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INTRODUCTION, p. 1. Containing a Sceptical View of the Subject, 1. In its Principles. 2. In Building, Furniture, Gardening, and Dress. 3. In imitative Art. 4. In Style. 5. In the Productions of Nature. 6. Of the Word Beauty. 7. Az-plied to intellectual as well as sensible Qualities, 8. Variations in its Meaning. 9. As to the Sexes in Mankind. 10. Mr. Hume's Opinion considered. 11. Sexual Tastes of Brutes. 12. Double Meaning of the word Taste.

PART I. p. 19.

OF SENSATION.

CHAP. I. OF THE SENSE OF TASTE. 1. Its Organs. 2. Primary or simple Sensation. 3. Variation. 4. Irritation. 5. In different Individuals. 6. Mixed Flavours. 7. & 8. Vitiated and morbid Palales. 9. Their Pleasures and Habits. 10. Why fixed and indispensable. 11. Intoxicating Qualities.

CHAP. II. OF SMELL.

1. Its Organs, and their Modes of Action.
2. Connected with mental Sympathies in Brutes,
3. In Dogs.
4. In Oxen.
5. Mr. Burke's Opinion considered.
6. Sexual Sympathies of Brutes.

CHAP. III. OF TOUCH.

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1. Its Modes and Limits-Smoothness. 2. Sexual Sympathies—Irritation. 3. Titillation. 4. Sir Joshua Reynolds's Position confirmed. 5. Internal Stimuli. 6. External Stimuli in Plants. 7. Sensation of Plants, organic Sensations in general, 8. Have no Resemblance to Objects or Ideas. Evi

dence of Sense. 9. Ideas-according to Plato. 10. Scepticism. 11. Its Origin. 12. Inverted Action of the Nerves. Cessation. 13. Various Pleasures of Cessation or inverted Action.

CHAP. IV. OF HEARING,

1. Organs and Modes of Action,
2. Sound-how conveyed.
3. Its Nature and Causes.
4. Its Effects, Modes, and Degrees of Irritation,
5. Simple and mixed Tones.

6. Connected with mental Sympathies in Animals. 7. In Mankind. 8. Expression in Music. 9. Articulate Sounds. 10. Verse. 11. Compared with Music. 12. Measure and Quantity. 13. How violated in the dead Languages. 14. How far addressed to organic Sense. 15. Musical and Poetical Melody. 16. Distance and Direction of Sounds. 17. Their Grandeur and Sublimity.

CHAP. V. OF SIGHT.

1. Its Causes.
2. Primary Effects. Projection.
3. Distance.

4. Visible Magnitude. 65. Error of Mr. Burke.

6. Irritation—its Effects on the Organa 7. Pleasures and Pains. · Colours. 8. Reflected and refracted Lights. Effects of

Colours, simple and mixed. 9. Sensual or visible Beauty. 10. Degrees of Sensibility in the Organs. 11 & 12. Smoothness, Sharpness, and Brilliancy in

polished and transparent Objects. 13. In the Coats of Animals. 14. In Buildings, Gardens, Pieces of Water, &c. 15. Neatness. 16. General Principles of visible Beauty. 17. Illustrated by particular Instances. Deceptions of Sight.

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