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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. Ever since I left St
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 seem to us ...
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 their beauty.
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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