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He seems, to my thinking (although I'm afraid
The comparison must, long ere this, have been made),
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In art, one idea is as good as another. If one takes the idea of trembling, for instance, all of a sudden most art starts to tremb ...
Whatever an artist's personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he become ...
Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns.
If you pick up some paint with your brush and make somebody's nose with it, this is rather ridiculous when you think of it, theore ...
You think it's a blessing to know what God wants?
If Heaven a draught of heavenly pleasure spare,
One cordial in this melancholy vale,
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'T is wonderful how soon a piano gets into a log hut on the frontier. You would think they found it under a pine stump. With it co ...
The world of men show like a comedy without laughter: populations, interests, government, history; 't is all toy figures in a toy ...
Go out of the house to see the moon, and 't is mere tinsel; it will not please as when its light shines upon your necessary journe ...
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