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Have you ever turned toward an intellectual in a time of authentic anguish and encountered his light appraisal, or evasion, of you ...
Though Americans talk a good deal about the virtue of being serious, they generally prefer people who are solemn over people who a ...
I care not for the theoretical symmetry and impregnable logic of your moral code, I care not for the hoary respectability and trad ...
Happy is the house that shelters a friend! It might well be built, like a festal bower or arch, to entertain him a single day. Hap ...
The most significant thing about writing is that it makes possible the detachment of affirmation from the speaker. Without writing ...
A picture wants solidity, a statue wants colour. But we see the want of colour as a palpably glaring defect, and we do not see the ...
Primitive times are lyrical, ancient times epical, modern times dramatic. The ode sings of eternity, the epic imparts solemnity to ...
Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer l ...
The poet conveys his thoughts in festive solemnity on the carriage of rhythm: usually because they are unable to walk on their own ...
Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart ...
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