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"Miss Dudley ... gives one the idea of a lightly-sparred yacht in mid- ocean; unexpected; you ask yourself what the devil she is d ...
Speech is after all only a system of gestures, having the peculiarity that each gesture produces a characteristic sound, so that i ...
The poet ... like the lover ... is a person unable to reconcile what he knows with what he feels. His peculiarity is that he is un ...
It is merely a linguistic peculiarity, not a logical fact, that we say "that is red" instead of "that reddens," either in the sens ...
But Shakspeare has no peculiarity, no importunate topic; but all is duly given; no veins, no curiosities: no cow-painter, no bird- ...
In Europe, a man of genius is almost privileged. If he be a poet or an artist, allowances are made for the extravagance of his fan ...
The distinction between mind and body is an artificial dichotomy, a discrimination which is unquestionably based far more on the p ...
Poetry and eloquence are both alike expression or utterance of feeling. But if we may be excused the antithesis, we should say tha ...
The peculiarity of sculpture is that it creates a three-dimensional object in space. Painting may strive to give on a two-dimensio ...
Sorrow has the fortunate peculiarity that it preys upon itself. It dies of starvation. Since it is essentially an interruption of ...
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