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We know that all men are mortal ( Socrates was a man ; therefore — and so forth
) , but it remains for us little more than a logical premiss till we are forced to
recognize that in the ordinary course of things our end can no longer be remote .
They have not convinced me that such a thing is possible . Criticism to my mind is
a personal matter , but there is ... as makes men tolerant of things they care
nothing about , but on an active delight in diversity . He must be a psychologist
and a ...
We find things beautiful because we recognize them and contrariwise we find
things beautiful because their novelty surprises us . All this means that
association , by likeness or contrast , enters largely into the æsthetic emotion . It
is only ...
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