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" Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake,' ' has most. For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass, and simply for those moments "
Joseph Fawcett, The Art of War: Its Relation to the Early Development of ... - Page 278
by Arthur Beatty - 1918 - 270 pages
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Four Minute Essays, Volume 7

Frank Crane - 1919
...are they that have it, for they shall be filled. "Art," says a great critic, "comes to you professing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to...as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake." TEN SUCCESS HUNCHES A VERY human letter lies before me. "I read your editorials daily," says the writer,...
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Progress and Science: Essays in Criticism

Robert Shafer - Progress - 1922 - 243 pages
...such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most. For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing...as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake." It was well enough, as an assertion or as kindly meant advice, thus to represent the sensations derivable...
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On Strange Altars: A Book of Enthusiasms

Paul Jordan-Smith - Literature - 1924 - 293 pages
...such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most. For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing...as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake." This attitude towards life begets a new spirit of humanism. It tends toward catholicity. It urges one...
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The Renaissance

Walter Pater - Art, Renaissance - 1873 - 199 pages
...of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most. For~art comes to you proposing frankly f5~pve nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake. 1868. TEE END Modern Library of the World's Best Books COMPLETE LIST OF TITLES IN THE MODERN LIBRARY...
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Toward Standards

Norman Foerster - 1928
...above all else; our highest wisdom is "the love of art for its own sake." "For art," Pater concludes, "comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but...as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake." This indeed is an impressionistic theory of life and art, and something very different from the romantic...
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Educational Foundations: A Text Book for the ..., Volume 26, Issues 2-10

Education - 1914
...Aesthetes at Oxford. He has been described as an artistic epicurean, holding the philosophy that one should give nothing but the highest quality to your moments...as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake. Pater was hardly a disciplinarian. He commended highly the bonfire which destroyed the statues of Cain...
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Women, Seduction, and Betrayal in Biblical Narrative

Alice Bach, Bach Alice - Religion - 1997 - 296 pages
...love of art for arts' sake has most, for art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but for the highest quality to your moments as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake.14 Having schooled the reader in the virtues of some and the vilification of other literary artists,...
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The Guide to Literary Terms

Gail Rae - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 128 pages
...The Renaissance(l&73), a seminal work in the articulation of aesthetic theory, Walter Pater writes, "For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing...as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake." Other major proponents of the aesthetic included John Ruskin and Oscar Wilde. Affective fallacy - the...
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Aesthetics and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection

Jerrold Levinson - Philosophy - 2001 - 328 pages
...as an anguished accusation and not a proud proclamation. Or one may believe, with Walter Pater, that "art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing...moments as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake,"2 and yet want to turn from such a proposal, as from the seductive allure of the lotus land,...
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Power to Hurt: The Virtues of Alienation

William Frank Monroe - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 243 pages
...— these are likely to yield the highest passion, a peculiarly aesthetic wisdom. "For art," he says, "comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but...moments as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake."20 This exquisite sensitivity of the imagination depends on its isolation from the "multiplied...
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