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Nor would it be easy in English literature to find a poet with a happier gift than
Herrick and yet no one would claim that he had more than a delightful talent . It
seems to me that what makes genius is the combination of natural gifts for
... him for wanting to know . They claim that in life stories are not finished ... For
the novelist claims to be an artist and the artist does not copy life , he makes an
arrangement out of it to suit his own purposes . Just as the painter [ 220 ] THE ...
Ixi That is a claim that the author has always made and to this he has added
another claim : he has asserted that he was not as other men and in
consequence not amenable to their rules . Other men have received it with
obloquy , derision and ...
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