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To me, this is a terrible waste of an interesting experiment. Richards gave unidentified literary passages to ordinary people for evaluable, but instead of respecting their responses, he used them as ... Read full review
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Page 20 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.