720 XTF Search Results (subject=essay;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-date=1798::04::14);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault;f1-date%3D1798%3A%3A04%3A%3A14 Results for your query: subject=essay;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-date=1798::04::14 Wed, 14 Jan 2009 12:00:00 GMT On Theatres. Brown, Charles Brockden A CORRESPONDENT in your last number has enquired into the usefulness of theatres. The question has often been discussed, but, perhaps, never in a manner perfectly satisfac- tory. Subjects of this kind are very complex, and the foundation of our reasonings lies much deeper than is commonly supposed. The question may be stated in the compass of a page, but could not be thoroughly discussed in less than a volume. Tue, 14 Apr 1970 12:00:00 GMT Sudden Impulses. Brown, Charles Brockden “LET us turn down this avenue,” said I to Matilda, as we were the other day, walking in the State-House yard. “It is true, the foliage has not yet sufficiently expanded to shield us from the glare of a noon-day sun. The approach of summer is, as yet, announced only by the swelling of the buds, and the balmy vernal breeze. Yet this situation is more favourable to observation on the busy human scene before us, and we are ourselves more secluded from notice than in the main walk. It is thus I love to sur- vey the world. Whether my views extend to an empire, or are bounded by an acre, I still wish to place my- self, as it were, behind the scene. My youth, my sex, and inexperience, fur- nish my apology for the indulgence of this timidity. I am sensible, times and occasions may occur in which it would be criminal. But they who have still to exert their whole energy to dispel the mist of ignorance and prejudice by which they are enveloped; whose whole attention is requisite to weed from their own minds the seeds of ... Tue, 14 Apr 1970 12:00:00 GMT