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Here also was made the novelty 'Chestnut Bell' which enjoyed unusual popularity during the gay nineties when every dandy jauntily ...
It is only a short step from exaggerating what we can find in the world to exaggerating our power to remake the world. Expecting m ...
When we study human language, we are approaching what some might call the 'human essence,' the distinctive qualities of mind that ...
The core problem of human language ... I take to be this: having mastered a language, one is able to understand an indefinite numb ...
A zoologist who observed gorillas in their native habitat was amazed by the uniformity of their life and their vast idleness. Hour ...
The novelty we want is always close to the familiar.
Scenes must be beautiful, which, daily viewed,
Please daily, and whose novelty survives
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By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, ...
"The age of independent travel is drawing to an end," said E.M. Forster back in 1920, when it had been increasingly clear for deca ...
Music at its best is not in need of novelty; indeed, the older it is, the more one is accustomed to it, the stronger its effect.
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