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There's a quality of legend about freaks. Like a person in a fairy tale who stops you and demands that you answer a riddle. Most p ...
Fairy tales are loved by the child not because the imagery he finds in them conforms to what goes on within him, but because--desp ...
Typically, the hero of the fairy tale achieves a domestic, microcosmic triumph, and the hero of myth a world-historical, macrocosm ...
Child of the pure unclouded brow
And dreaming eyes of wonder!
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The human spirit is itself the most wonderful fairy tale that can possibly be. What a magnificent world lies enclosed within our b ...
This was Venice, the flattering and suspect beauty--this city, half fairy tale and half tourist trap, in whose insalubrious air th ...
... and the next summer she died in childbirth.
That's all. Of course, there may be some sort of sequel but it is not known
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Ideally a painter (and, generally, an artist) should not become conscious of his insights: without taking the detour through his r ...
Shams and delusions are esteemed for soundest truths, while reality is fabulous. If men would steadily observe realities only, and ...
Although the same exemplary figures are found in both and equally miraculous events occur in both, there is a crucial difference i ...
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