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Three Essays: On Picturesque Beauty, on Picturesque Travel and on Sketching Landscape; To Which Is Added a Poem, on Landscape Painting (Classic Reprint)
Whereas, in fact, we always fpeak a different language. We fpeak of the grand fcenes of nature, tho uninterefting in a piclurefque light, as having a ftrong effect on the imagination often a ftronger, than when they are properly difpofed for the pencil. We every where make a diflinction between fcenes, that are beautiful, and amujing -, and fcenes that...
Whereas, in fact, we always fpeak a different language. We fpeak of the grand fcenes of nature, tho uninterefting in a piclurefque light, as having a ftrong effect on the imagination often a ftronger, than when they are properly difpofed for the pencil. We every where make a diflinction between fcenes, that are beautiful, and amujing -, and fcenes that are piflurefque. We examine, and admire both. Even artificial objects we admire, whether in a grand, or in a humble ftile, tho unconnected with picturefque beauty the palace, and the cottage the improved garden-fcene, and the neat homeftall. Works of tillage alfo afford us equal delight the plough, the mower, the reaper, the hay-field, and the harveft-wane. In a word, we reverence, and admire the works of God; and look with benevolence, and pleafure, on the works of men.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
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