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That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating, and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the Beautiful.
I call him, and think him the noblest of poets, not because the impressions he produces are at all times the most profound-- not because the poetical excitement which he induces is at all times the most intense--but because it is at all times the most ethereal--in other words, the most elevating and most pure.
SOME editors of newspapers were engaged in diffusing general intelligence and elevating the moral sentiment of the public.
After going a little more than half-way--perhaps seventy-five yards--the father, who was in advance, halted, and elevating his lantern stood peering intently into the darkness ahead.
what consoling, elevating, beautiful discoveries have been made by the new ideas
It has often been charged with inconsistency and fancifulness, and yet has had an elevating effect on human nature, and has exercised a wonderful charm and interest over a few spirits who have been lost in the thought of it.
His ambition is to wrest it from the hands of the blacks, and then to attempt the work of elevating its fallen peoples to the high estate from which the Great War precipitated them.
The starry sky, the sea, and every sight afforded by these wonderful regions seem still to have the power of elevating his soul from earth.
This book was followed by other books written with the declared purpose of elevating humanity.