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There was evidently something in the English temper to which this was congenial
, perhaps a native lack of precision in thought, perhaps a na´ve delight in fine
words for their own sake, an innate eccentricity and love of embroidery, I do not ...
It is a weakness that he should hanker for it; though perhaps a pardonable one.
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
But if we are not certainly bound by the law of cause and effect, then perhaps it is
not an illusion that our wills are free. The bishops and the deans have snatched
at this new notion as though it were the devil's tail by which they hoped to drag ...
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