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Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
It is time to be old,
To take in sail:--
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Fortunately, we can take in only so much misfortune; what exceeds that limit either destroys us or leaves us indifferent.
The true poet is called to take in the splendor of the world and for that reason will always be inclined to praise rather than to ...
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 ...
Chaucer's characters are sufficiently distinct from one another, but they are too little varied in themselves, too much like ident ...
If we take in our hand any volume; of divinity or school metaphysics, for instance; let us ask, Does it contain any abstract reaso ...
When we run over libraries persuaded of these principles, what havoc must we make? If we take in our hand any volume; of divinity ...
I have discovered the most exciting, the most arduous literary form of all, the most difficult to master, the most pregnant in cur ...
For Jeremy, direct, unmediated experience was always hard to take in, always more or less disquieting. Life became safe, things as ...
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