Tag Archives: Sublime

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Edmund Burke – On Taste

Edmund Burke was born on  January 12, 1729   Aloha Promises Forever has previously discussed the life and legacy of Edmund Burke elsewhere on our post pages.  Please review these for a fuller background on this gentleman. The essay On Taste  … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Carve

Carved there out of the mists of time Are the heroes and legends sublime Out here in the neon nights Lit up under the signs and lights Are those of us who seek for truth I, for one, have done … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – On the Sublime and the Beautiful – Edmund Burke

The full title for Edmund Burke’s philosophical exposition on separating the beautiful and the sublime into separate categories is A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful.    This major work was studied by … Continue reading

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The Planets – Venus, The Bringer of Peace

There are Seven Pieces for Orchestra in Holst’s The Planets, Opus 32.  Each of these is based on what astrology alleges is the influence on a person from these planets.  Venus is seen as a bringer of peace.  Below, I … Continue reading

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