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One idea suggests another ; it is very pleasant to pursue it , even though it is not
directly concerned with the subject . The inclination to digress is human . But the
dramatist must avoid it even more strenuously than the saint must avoid sin , for ...
For the artist should be indifferent to praise and blame , since he is concerned
with his work only in its relation to himself , and how it affects the public is a
matter in which he is materially perhaps , but not spiritually , concerned . The
He is not concerned whether it is a truthful likeness ; he is concerned only to
create a plausible harmony convenient for his own purposes . So different may
be the finished product from the original that it must be a common experience of ...
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