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France is not poetic; she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will ...
He who seeks to approach his own buried past must conduct himself like a man digging.... He must not be afraid to return again and ...
All religions have honored the beggar. For he proves that in a matter at the same time as prosaic and holy, banal and regenerative ...
The present is never poetic as it serves necessity, necessity, however, is prosaic.
Theirs was that substantial affection which arises (if any arises at all) when the two who are thrown together begin first by know ...
It exhibits the effort of an essentially prosaic mind to lift itself, by a prolonged muscular strain, into poetry.
The master propagandist, like the advertising expert, avoids obvious emotional appeals and strives for a tone that is consistent w ...
The poetic experience, like the religious one, is a mortal leap: a change of nature that is also a return to our original nature. ...
It is better to have a prosaic husband and to take a romantic lover.
In my experience, persons, when they are made the subject of conversation, though with a Friend, are commonly the most prosaic and ...
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