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I went , looking for beauty and romance and glad to put a great ocean between me and the trouble that harassed me . I found beauty and romance , but I found also something I had never expected . I found a new self .
One of the most curious things that has forced itself on my notice is that there is no permanence in the judgment of beauty . The museums are full of objects which the most cultivated taste of a period considered beautiful , but which ...
know that anyone has studied the effect of time on the creation of beauty . It is not only that we grow to see the beauty of things as we know them better ; it is rather that the delight that succeeding ages take in them somehow adds to ...
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review