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[I]t is worth remembering that every writer begins with a naively physical notion of what art is. A book for him or her is not an ...
I suspect by the account you give me of your garden, that you mean a surprise. As good singers always preface their performance by ...
A good preface must be the root and the square of the book at the same time.
Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion.
The inside of an Englishman's head can be very fairly compared to a Murray's Guide: a great many facts, but few ideas; a great dea ...
Indeed, the best books have a use, like sticks and stones, which is above or beside their design, not anticipated in the preface, ...
Aristotle illustrates his view of the relation of metaphor to simile as follows. "When the poet say of Achilles, 'He sprang on the ...
The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ...
Faith seeking reason.
[Fides quaerens intellectum.]
There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, whic ...
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