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And though I modified this extravagance later by including the beautiful life
among the works of art that alone gave a meaning to life , it was still beauty that I
valued . All these notions I have long since abandoned . In the first place I
One of the most curious things that has - forced itself on my notice is that there is
no permanence in the judgment of beauty . The museums are full of objects
which the most cultivated taste of a period considered beautiful , but which seem
to us ...
If beauty is one of the great values of life , then it seems hard to believe that the
ęsthetic sense which enables men to appreciate it should be the privilege only of
a class . It is not possible to maintain that a form of sensibility that is shared but ...
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