button to main menu  Observations on Picturesque Beauty, vol.2 p.41

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vol.2 p.41
often shews all that is to be seen; when, in fact, he should have hid half of it, as a deformity. Mere space gives the idea of grandeur, rather than of beauty. Such an idea the ocean presents. But a little scene cannot present it. Grandeur therefore is not attained by attempting it; while beauty is often lost.
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