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... raise and so come nearer to the plain truth than has ever been done before .
But then you have to make up your mind about the relations between truth and art
. xxviii I had full share of the intellectual's arrogance my [ 96 ] THE SUMMING UP.
It does not deal with truth but with effect . That willing suspension of disbelief of
which Coleridge wrote is essential to it . The importance of truth to the dramatist is
that it adds to interest , but to the dramatist truth is only verisimilitude . It is what ...
... for something that could not be found . It seemed to me then that if there was in
philosophy no universal truth that everyone could accept , but only a truth that
agreed with the personality of the individual , the only thing for me was to narrow
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