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In short, camp mocks bad taste; kitsch exploits it. Camp arouses our sense of the ridiculous and we respond with amused tolerance. ...
Throughout the history of commercial life nobody has ever quite liked the commission man. His function is too vague, his presence ...
Monarchs not only fashion their age, but are fashioned by it, so that they can become a sort of personification of the age. If Eli ...
Passing over the earlier Continental poets, since we are bound to the pleasant archipelago of English poetry, Chaucer's is the fir ...
In Stalin each [Soviet bureaucrat] easily finds himself. But Stalin also finds in each one a small part of his own spirit. Stalin ...
The seasons alter; hoary-headed frosts
Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose,
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With respect to a true culture and manhood, we are essentially provincial still, not metropolitan,--mere Jonathans. We are provinc ...
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