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... authors have too much neglected the mere matter of style ; but the success of
Mr . Irving should convince the careless that the graces of composition , when
employed even on paintings of domestic life and the quiet scenes of nature , can
I visited various parts of my own country : and had I been merely influenced 15 by
a love of fine scenery , I should have felt little desire to seek elsewhere its
gratification ; for on nó country have the charms of nature been more prodigally ...
... of natural scenery But Europe held forth all the charms of storied and poetical
association 19 . There were to be seen the masterpieces of art , the refinements
of highly cultivated society , the quaint peculiarities of ancient and local custom .
... has diffused the light of knowledge , and the charities of cultivated life ; and has
thus bound together those scattered portions of the human race , between which
nature seemed to have thrown an insurmountable barrier . 11 ) aber hier sind ...
Nature seems to delight in disappointing the assiduities of art , with which jt12
would rear legitimate dulness to maturity ; and to glory in the vigour and
luxuriance of her chance productions . She scatters the seeds of genius to the
winds , and ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - haloedrain - LibraryThing
4 stars for Rip Van Winkle and Sleepy Hollow. The rest are skippable, they read like the kind of op-ed that spawns lots of other op-eds and blog posts disagreeing with each other. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - JBD1 - LibraryThing
I had read "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" before, but I picked this up to read the other essays included in the collection. "The Art of Book-making" (about a visit to the British ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله