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We know that all men are mortal (Socrates was a man; therefore—and so forth),
but it remains for us little more than a logical premiss till we are forced to
recognize that in the ordinary course of things our end can no longer be remote.
They have not convinced me that such a thing is possible. Criticism to my mind is
a personal matter, but there is ... as makes men tolerant of things they care
nothing about, but on an active delight in diversity. He must be a psychologist
and a ...
We find things beautiful because we recognize them and contrariwise we find
things beautiful because their novelty surprises us. All this means that
association, by likeness or contrast, enters largely into the aesthetic emotion. It is
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