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But words are tyrannical things , they exist for their meanings , and if you will not
pay attention to these , you cannot pay attention at all . Your mind wanders . This
kind of writing demands a subject that will suit it . It is surely out of place to write ...
recapture your attention . It is a psychological trait in human nature that interest is
established in the persons whom the playwright introduces at the beginning of
his play so firmly that if the interest is then switched off to other persons who enter
That , I suppose , is why certain works whose beauty now seems manifest should
, when first given to the world , have attracted no great attention . I have a notion
that the odes of Keats are more beautiful than when he wrote them . They are ...
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