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The picture depicts a variety of passions. The passions are all presented in a way that reflect some of their characteristic, and all these passions are chained to a person who is looking up to the divine grace.

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A book examining the types of passions and emotions of human beings.

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A 1766 portrait of David Hume, currently housed in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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This book written in 1810 analyzing the passions and how they affect the human mind.

Yorick, the narrator of A Sentimental Journey, decides to include the missing story of his lack of passport in France only when that story has consequence for the rest of his purported narrative.Thus, Sterne sheds light on the hidden nuance behind…

A profound comment was made by Yorick when realizing the German man's intense love for his lost donkey. He proclaims that the people ought to love each other in the way this man loved his donkey, and that the world would be a better place. This…

In Calais, the woman who interests Yorick remarks on their present interaction (holding hands and playing the game of who will let go). She suggests that the heart makes immediate decisions, and most people follow through with those, driven by their…

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Prostitution was rampant in Georgian England, especially around London. It was so common, in fact, that a directory was published annually to list and describe all of the known prostitutes working the streets around Covent Garden for the general…

This excerpt from a journal article introduces the idea of politeness in the eighteenth-century. This excerpt talks about trends between politeness and its relation to behavior. This is similar to discussions of sentimentalism, passions, and…

This 1797 encyclopedia entry observes that contemporary texts that discuss passions always include at least one example of a pair. There is not an all-encompassing idea of passions; the very idea of them includes the inherent dichotomy. This claim is…

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