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To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to re ...
History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the ...
Descend from Heav'n Urania, by that name
If rightly thou art call'd, whose Voice divine
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The folk artist is usually satisfied with somewhat more anonymity; he is less concerned with aesthetic context, and less with spec ...
Joyce for all his devotion to his art, terrible in its austerity, was a lad born with a song on one side of him, a dance on the ot ...
Well, we are all condamnés, as Victor Hugo says [in Le dernier jour d'un condamné]:... we have an interval, and then our place k ...
There is the falsely mystical view of art that assumes a kind of supernatural inspiration, a possession by universal forces unrela ...
I have such an intense pride of sex that the triumphs of women in art, literature, oratory, science, or song rouse my enthusiasm a ...
We cannot escape the impression that the Muse has stooped a little in her flight, when we come to the literature of civilized eras ...
Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, th ...
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