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admire The Wild Duck , The Importance of Being Earnest or Man and Superman ,
you cannot without abuse of the word claim that they are beautiful . But the chief
value of verse is that it delivers a play from sober reality . It puts it on another ...
... him for wanting to know . They claim that in life stories are not finished ... For
the novelist claims to be an artist and the artist does not copy life , he makes an
arrangement out of it to suit his own purposes . Just as the painter [ 220 ] THE ...
Yet that is what the æsthetics claim . I must confess that in my foolish youth when
I considered that art ( in which I included the beauties of nature , for I was very
much of opinion , as indeed I still am , that their beauty was constructed by men
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review