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Men must speak English who can write Sanskrit; they must speak a modern language who write, perchance, an ancient and universal on ...
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.
Both Hopkins and Lawrence were religious not just in the ritualistic sense but in the sense of being obsessed with the word--the w ...
Language has not the power to speak what love indites:
The Soul lies buried in the ink that writes.
It is impossible to dissociate language from science or science from language, because every natural science always involves three ...
The visual is sorely undervalued in modern scholarship. Art history has attained only a fraction of the conceptual sophistication ...
Music has often been compared with language itself, and the comparison is quite legitimate. While it combines easily with actual l ...
Even beyond their deaths, the two novelists stand in contrariety. Tolstoy, the foremost heir to the traditions of the epic; Dostoe ...
Those who have not learned to read the ancient classics in the language in which they were written must have a very imperfect know ...
Men sometimes speak as if the study of the classics would at length make way for more modern and practical studies; but the advent ...
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