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_ Edited 24 Warwick Lane ages aggregate America amid artist beauty Burns Burns's century character civilization common consider'd democracy democratic divine Edited by William elements emotional entirely Ernest Rhys ESSAYS esthetic eternal expression fact faith fee simple feudal first-class freedom fully future genius give grand Havelock Ellis highest hitherto humanity idea Iliad important indispensable individual intellect Introduction Joseph Skipsey lands Leaves of Grass literary literature mainly masses material Mathilde Blind modern moral nation native Nature needs never Oliver Wendell Holmes passions past perennial perhaps personality poems poetic poetry poets political present purposes question race religion religious rest rhyme Robert Burns sense Shakspere society song soul spirit themes theory things thought tion to-day true United vast verse Vistas WALT WHITMAN Walter Lewin Walter Scott wealth whole William O'Connor William Sharp women
Page 175 - THOREAU'S ESSAYS. EDITED, WITH AN INTROduction, by Will H. Dircks. 5 CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER, ETC. By Thomas De Quincey. With Introductory Note by William Sharp. 6 LANDOR'S IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS. SELECTED, with Introduction, by Havelock Ellis. 7 PLUTARCH'S LIVES (LANGHORNE). WITH INTROductory Note by BJ Snell, MA 8 BROWNE'S RELIGIO MEDICI, ETC. WITH INTROduction by J. Addington Symonds. 9 SHELLEY'S ESSAYS AND LETTERS. EDITED, WITH Introductory Note, by Ernest Rhys.
Page 66 - I confidently expect a time when there will be seen, running like a half-hid warp through all the myriad audible and visible worldly interests of America, threads of manly friendship, fond and loving, pure and sweet, strong and life-long, carried to degrees hitherto unknown...
Page 123 - I myself must mix with action, lest I wither by despair. What is that which I should turn to, lighting upon days like these? Every door is barr'd with gold, and opens but to golden keys.
Page 38 - We have frequently printed the word Democracy. Yet I cannot too often repeat that it is a word the real gist of which still sleeps, quite unawaken'd, notwithstanding the resonance and the many angry tempests out of which its syllables have come, from pen or tongue. It is a great word, whose history, I suppose, remains unwritten, because that history has yet to be enacted.
Page 41 - I should demand a program of culture, drawn out, not for a single class alone, or for the parlors or lecture rooms, but with an eye to practical life, the west, the workingmen, the facts of farms and jackplanes and engineers, and of the broad range of the women also of the middle and working strata, and with reference to the perfect equality of women, and of a grand and powerful motherhood. I should demand of this program or theory a scope generous enough to include the widest human area.