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The only ideas that can affect them when they are welded together in that unity
which is an audience, are those commonplace, fundamental ideas that are
almost feelings. These, the root ideas of poetry, are love, death and the destiny of
Shaw's ideas were expressed with great vivacity. They could only have surprised
because the intellectual capacity of the audience was inconsiderable. They
surprise no longer; indeed, the young tend to look on them now as antiquated ...
His ideas will be neither more nor less original than those of the serious young
men who write in these journals. There is no reason why they should be less
interesting; and if by the time the play has run its course they are out of date, what
of it ...
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