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It is all very well to say that poetry is emotion remembered in tranquillity ; but a
poet's emotion is specific , a poet's rather than a man's , and it is never quite
disinterested . That is why women with their instinctive common sense have so
I have tried to find out from the writers on ęsthetics what it is in human nature that
makes it possible for us to get the emotion of beauty and what exactly this
emotion is . It is usual enough to talk of the ęsthetic instinct : the term seems to
give it ...
They are enriched by the emotion of all who have found solace and strength in
their loveliness . Far then from thinking the ęsthetic emotion a specific , simple
affair , I think it is a very complicated one , which is made up of various , often ...
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