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" The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks, and serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects, whose forms, as we shall see hereafter, are composed principally of what, I call, the waving and serpentine lines. "
The Analysis of Beauty: Written with a View of Fixing the Fluctuating Ideas ... - Página 28
por William Hogarth - 1810
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Art and Art Industries in Japan

Sir Rutherford Alcock - 1878 - 292 páginas
...enthusiastically upon their value in his " Analysis of Beauty." "The eye," he observes in one passage, " enjoys winding walks and serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects whose forms are composed principally of what I call the waving and serpentine lines — of a certain intricacy...
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The Philosophy of the Beautiful, Volumen1

William Angus Knight - 1891
...variety it pleases the eye " by giving it the power of enjoying with ease." (5) Intricacy. The eye enjoys "winding walks and serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects whose forms are composed of waving and serpentine lines." " Intricacy of form," he says, " is that peculiarity...
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Great English Painters

Francis Downman - 1908 - 294 páginas
...implanted in our natures. . . . Even cats will risk the losing of their prey to chase it over again. . . . The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks and serpentine rivers. . . . Intricacy of form, therefore, I shall define to be that peculiarity in the lines which compose...
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Spiral Symmetry

Istv n Hargittai - 1992 - 449 páginas
..."Forms of most grace have the least of the straight line in them" (p. 38). Hogarth waxes enthusiastic: The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks...whose forms, as we shall see hereafter, are composed generally of what, I call the waving and serpentine lines. Intricacy in form, therefore,.! shall define...
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Spiral Symmetry

Istv n Hargittai - 1992 - 449 páginas
...serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects, whose forms, as we shall see hereafter, are composed generally of what, I call the waving and serpentine lines. Intricacy...therefore, . I shall define to be that peculiarity in lines, which compose it, that leads the eye a wanton kind ofchace, and from the pleasure that gives...
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Thomas Jefferson, Landscape Architect

Frederick Doveton Nichols, Ralph E. Griswold - 1981 - 196 páginas
...Jefferson in his study of English gardens. The former wrote, "The eye has . . . enjoyment in winding walls, and serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects, whose...principally of what I call the waving and serpentine lines." Jefferson frequently noted his own distaste for straight lines in gardens. At Stowe, he wrote, "the...
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The Question of Style in Philosophy and the Arts

Caroline Eck, James McAllister, Renée van de Vall - 1995 - 245 páginas
...the mind: The active mind is ever bent to be employ'd. Pursuing is the business of our lives . . . The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks, and serpentine rivers . . . that lead the eye a wanton kind of chace, and from the pleasure that it gives the mind, intitles...
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Hogarth: Representing Nature's Machines

Frédéric Ogée, Peter Wagner, David Bindman - 2001 - 287 páginas
...enhances the pleasure, and makes what would else be toil and labour, become sport and recreation. ... The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks,...hereafter, are composed principally of what I call the iraviw'jand serpentine lines. Intricacy in form, therefore, I shall define to be that peculiarity in...
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Fortress of the Soul: Violence, Metaphysics, and Material Life in the ...

Neil Kamil - 2005 - 1058 páginas
...ever increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleas'd, when that is most distinctly unravell'd? The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks, and serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects . . . composed principally of what I call the waving and serpentine lines. Intricacy in form, therefore,...
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Der Landschaftsgarten als Lebensmodell: zur Symbolik der "Gartenrevolution ...

Ana-Stanca Tabarasi - 2007 - 512 páginas
...Wegführung in den schon entstandenen Rokoko- und Landschaftsgärten künstlerisch zu legitimieren: The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks,...Serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects, whose forms, äs we shall see hereafter, are composed principally of what I call the waving and Serpentine lines....
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