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Poem on how having sensibility makes the world a more beautiful place

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Joseph Highmore created twelve paintings based on the novel "Pamela". In this painting, he portrays Pamela fainting as Mr. B. attempts to seduce her. This shows that while literature was becoming more sentimental, so was art. Visual art and painting…

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A painting depicting the Age of Sentimentalism in the 18th century

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

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A portrait of Laurence Sterne, writer of A Sentimental Journey. Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1760

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An Excerpt from 'A Sentimental Journey'

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An Excerpt from 'A Sentimental Journey' - The Act of Charity, Paris

Part of the point of Yorick's narrative is to contrast his benevolent attitude towards man with the attitudes expressed in the more spleen-oriented, irritable travel narratives of his contemporaries. This welcoming attitude is also what gives the…

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An Excerpt from 'A Sentimental Journey'

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