With that accompaniment, indeed, though it cannot always even then, perhaps, be said properly to imitate, yet by supporting the imitation of some other art, it may produce all the same effects upon us as if itself had imitated in the finest and most perfect manner. On the contrary, the phrases, _Alexander ambulat_, _Alexander walks_;…

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He has just a sufficient sprinkling of _archaisms_, of allusions to old Fuller, and Burton, and Latimer, to set off or qualify the smart flippant tone of his apologies for existing abuses, or the ready, galling virulence of his personal invectives. To desire, or even to accept of praise, where no praise is due, can…

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The swellings of the sense of power as he watches his victim give just those experiences of “sudden glory” which a philosopher places at the base of all enjoyment of the laughable; and, alas, in the less kindly these risings of the pleasurable consciousness may continue and even increase after the teasing has ceased to…

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People do not like your philosopher at all, for he does not look, say, or think as they do; and they respect him still less. The poet’s pen that paints all this in words of fire and images of gold is totally wanting in Racine. Aristotle, however, seems immediately to have discovered, that it was…

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dance 2 page about essay movement. In Symbolic Writing, a single characteristic part or trait serves to represent the whole object; thus, the track of an animal will stand for the animal itself; a representation of the peculiar round impression of the wolf’s foot, or the three-lined track of the wild turkey, being amply sufficient…

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Some there are in which it appears to be as impossible to run a successful library as it would be to grow vegetables in an ash-bin. The two directions of sensibility are complementary; and as sensibility is rare, unpopular, and desirable, it is to be expected that the critic and the creative artist should frequently…

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Like them they are rules to direct the free actions of men: they are prescribed most surely by a lawful superior, and are attended too with the sanction of rewards and punishments. Yet the loftiest names of the profession were concerned in transactions which they knew to be in contravention of the laws of the…

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Sample esl essay critical college. Criminal proceedings as yet were open and public. It is so disagreeable to think ill of ourselves, that we often purposely turn away our view from those circumstances which might render that judgment unfavourable. “For instance, while lying on his side and violently grinning, he would hold one leg in…

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Nationalization has just begun. We may no doubt feel hurt just for a moment when, at a concert, we see a big hat thrust itself betwixt our eyes and a face which has held them captive, wearing a look of the tragic muse as it leans yearningly over the violin from which it seems, like…

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Boy story short black. —– SEC. Is it not a part of their favourite scheme, their nostrum, their panacea, to prevent the miseries and casualties of human life by extinguishing it in the birth? Yet perhaps it ought not to excite much surprise that this gnawing, morbid, acrimonious temper should produce the effects it does,…

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