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" ... beauty, are prized all the more at such a time because they are not choice, but drawn perhaps from a hideous and sordid environment. For this circumstance makes them a better means of escape from convention and from that fatigue and despair which... "
The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts - Page 93
by Irving Babbitt - 1910 - 258 pages
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American Prose: Selections

George Rice Carpenter - American prose literature - 1898 - 465 pages
...convention and from that fatigue and despair which lurk not far beneath the surface of conventional life. In casting off with self-assurance and a sense of...that we become divine by remaining imperfectly human. Whitman gives a new expression to this ancient and multiform tendency. He proclaims the cosmic justification...
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american prose

george rice carpenter - 1898
...convention and from that fatigue and despair which lurk not far beneath the surface of conventional life. In casting off with self-assurance and a sense of...that we become divine by remaining imperfectly human. Whitman gives a new expression to this ancient and multiform tendency. He proclaims the cosmic justification...
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Interpretations of Poetry and Religion

George Santayana - Aesthetics - 1900 - 290 pages
...convention and from that fatigue and despair which lurk not far beneath the surface of conventional life. In casting off with self-assurance and a sense of...that we become divine by remaining imperfectly human. Walt Whitman gives a new expression to this ancient and multiform tendency. He feels his own cosmic...
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Walt Whitman: The Critical Heritage

Milton Hindus - Reference - 1997 - 292 pages
...convention and from that fatigue and despair which lurk not far beneath the surface of conventional life. In casting off with self-assurance and a sense of...that we become divine by remaining imperfectly human. Walt Whitman gives a new expression to this ancierit and multiform tendency. He feels his own cosmic...
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