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ImaginariumOrg: The Pleasures of the Imagination is a didactic poem by Mark Akenside (1744) defining the powers of imagination and the pleasure derived from beauty; distinguishing imagination from philosophy; and describing the pleasure found in the operations of the mind

philistella: QUARTERFINAL 1 Mark Akenside, "The Pleasures of the Imagination" (1744) vs. Lord Byron, "Don Juan" (1819-24)

philistella: FIFTH MATCH-UP Richard Blackmore, "Prince Arthur" (1695) vs. Mark Akenside, "The Pleasures of the Imagination" (1744)

neeleshmaharaj3: Give me to learn each secret cause; Let number’s figure motion’s laws; Revealed before me stand; These to great Nature’s secret apply, And round the Globe, and through the sky, Disclose her working hand~ Mark Akenside

somequotesbot: "The Providence of heavenHas some peculiar blessing givenTo each allotted state below." - Mark Akenside

Micropoetry27: "O sacred bird, let me at eve, Thus wandering all alone, Thy tender counsel oft receive, Bear witness to thy pensive airs, And pity Nature's common cares Till I forget my own." last stanza of Ode to an Evening Star by Mark Akenside, M.D.

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet Mark Akenside (November 9, 1721), author of "Hymn to the Naiads" (1746) et al.

MaggieMackBooks: Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys. Mark Akenside

conbrunstrom: Pleasures of Imagination. Happy Birthday Mark Akenside

watchingeye: NOVEMBER NINTH Mark Akenside born 1721. William Sotheby born 1757. Charles F. Thwing born 1853. The victor's road is the easy way. Straight it stretches and climbs to where Fame is waiting with garlands gay...

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slavica_loboda: pulverulent adjective 1. covered with dust or powder 2. consisting of dust or fine powder. Quotes.On shelves pulverulent, majestic stands / His library; in ragged plight, and old; / Replete with many a load of criticism. Mark Akenside, "The Poet," Gentleman's Magazine, July 1737

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somequotesbot: "Adieu, for him,The dull engagements of the bustling world!Adieu the sick impertinence of praise!And hope, and action! for with her alone,By streams and shades, to steal these sighing hours,Is all he asks, and all that fate can give!" - Mark Akenside

kokucenneti: Mark Akenside (Poet) Born: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Date of birth: 1721-11-09

DonaldH11469395: “ Such and so various are the tastes of men.” Mark Akenside [ 1721- 1770 ]

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AwesomeMusicW: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

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BuyCoins2Day: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

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AwesomeMusicW: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

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arrroberts: Famous 18th-century poet Mark Akenside sounds like he was a real charmer. Also: "strumous" is my new favourite word.

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OxText: "THE radiant ruler of the year At length his wintry goal attains, Soon to reverse the long career, And northward be...

DanLeatherface: Found a lovely quarto edition of 'Poems of Mark Akenside, M.D.' London, 1772. He is a member of The Graveyard...

ontheNthday: On the 2,090,777th day, God created Mark Akenside.

cap_carlin: "Such and so various are the tastes of men."-Mark Akenside (November 9, 1721-June 23, 1770)

PhuketRadio: Happy Birthday... Famous Birthdays for 9th November 2017 - 1721 - Mark Akenside, English poet and physician, bo...

happybdauthors: happy birthday Mark Akenside! English poet and physician

watchingeye: NOVEMBER NINTH Mark Akenside born 1721. William Sotheby born 1757. Charles F. Thwing born 1853. The victor's...

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet Mark Akenside (November 9, 1721), author of "Hymn to the Naiads" (1746) et al.

patriciawadam: THE POETICAL MANUSCRIPTS OF MARK AKENSIDE Amherst College: Item specifics Binding...

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watchingeye: JUNE TWENTY-THIRD Mark Akenside died 1770. John Fill born 1625. Josephine born 1763. Could we by a wish Have...

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WldlifeDefence: "Truth and Good are one; and Beauty dwells in them, and they in her." ~ Mark Akenside ~

WadeJo8: Poet Profile. Mark Akenside (1721-1770) was a English poet and physician. Was a graveyard poet.

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