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Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of t ...
The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
Much that is beautiful must be discarded
So that we may resemble a taller
Impression of ourselves.
Often, while contemplating works of art, not in their easily perceptible materiality, in the too-clear hieroglyphs of their contou ...
I am being given, if I may venture the expression, birth into death, such is my impression. The feet are clear already, of the gre ...
No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul an ...
We have progressively improved into a less spiritual species of tenderness--but the seal is not yet fixed though the wax is prepar ...
It is singular how soon we lose the impression of what ceases to be constantly before us. A year impairs, a lustre obliterates. Th ...
Lo, which a greet thing is affeccioun!
Men may dien of imaginacioun,
So deepe may impression be take.
Each of us is full of too many wheels, screws and valves to permit us to judge one another on a first impression or by two or thre ...
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