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October 23rd, 2019 · No Comments

“Poetry redeems from decay the visitations of the divinity in man.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley, “A Defence of Poetry” Share this… Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin Email Print

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October 22nd, 2019 · No Comments

“Poetry is not like reasoning, a power to be exerted according to the determination of the will. A man cannot say, ‘I will compose poetry.’ The greatest poet even cannot say it; for the mind in creation is as a fading coal, which some invisible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to transitory brightness; this […]

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October 21st, 2019 · No Comments

“We have more moral, political, and historical wisdom than we know how to reduce into practice; we have more scientific and economical knowledge than can be accommodated to the just distribution of the produce which it multiplies. The poetry in these systems of thought is concealed by the accumulation of facts and calculating processes. There […]

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October 20th, 2019 · No Comments

“All high poetry is infinite; it is as the first acorn, which contained all oaks potentially. Veil after veil may be undrawn, and the inmost naked beauty of the meaning never exposed. A great poem is a fountain forever overflowing with the waters of wisdom and delight; and after one person and one age has […]

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October 19th, 2019 · No Comments

“Implacable hate, patient cunning, and a sleepless refinement of device to inflict the extremist anguish on an enemy, these things are evil; and, although venial in a slave, are not to be forgiven in a tyrant; although redeemed by much that ennobles his defeat in one subdued, are marked by all that dishonors his conquest […]

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October 18th, 2019 · No Comments

“In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect. Neither the eye nor the mind can see itself, unless reflected upon that which it resembles.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley, “A Defence of Poetry” Share this… Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin Email Print

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October 17th, 2019 · No Comments

“The great secret of morals is love; or a going out of our nature, and an identification of ourselves with the beautiful which exists in thought, action, or person, not our own. A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many […]

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