Use of "passion" in "A Treatise concerning Christian Prudence; or, the Principles of practical wisdom, fitted to the use of human life"

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Title

Use of "passion" in "A Treatise concerning Christian Prudence; or, the Principles of practical wisdom, fitted to the use of human life"

Subject

Implied definition of 18th-century passion through contextualized usage

Description

This passage was cited by the Oxford English Dictionary as being related to "passion" as "a count noun: any strong, controlling, or overpowering emotion, as desire, hate, fear, etc.; an intense feeling or impulse."

Creator

Norris, John

Source

Oxford English Dictionary citation

Publisher

London: For S. Manship

Date

1710

Contributor

m4cb3th

Relation

An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews

Format

Website

Language

English

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Text

"By the Passions I think we are to understand certain Motions of the Mind depending upon and accompanied with an Agitation of the Spirits."

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Citation

Norris, John, “Use of "passion" in "A Treatise concerning Christian Prudence; or, the Principles of practical wisdom, fitted to the use of human life",” Enlightenmens, accessed December 2, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/368.

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