The Power Of One

For no monarchy is so absolute, but it is circumscribed with laws; but when the executive power is in the law-makers, there is no further check upon them; and the…

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The Relation Of Art To Nature

During all the great periods of art able men have striven earnestly to attain a knowledge of character and beauty and to achieve their truthful representation. Even when the purpose…

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Tintoretto

Aubé is another sculptor of acknowledged eminence who ranges himself with M. Rodin in his opposition to the Institute. His figures of "Bailly" and "Dante" are very fine, full of…

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Battle Of Constantine

It is a sure mark of narrowness and defective powers of perception to fail to discover the point of view even of what one disesteems. We talk of Poussin, of…

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The Relation Of Art To Nature

More than that of any other modern people French art is a national expression. It epitomizes very definitely the national æsthetic judgment and feeling, and if its manifestations are even…

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Many Puzzles Of The Oddyssey

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The "Odyssey" (as every one knows) abounds in passages borrowed from the "Iliad"; I had wished to print these in a slightly different type, with marginal references to the "Iliad,"…

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Omnilingual

To translate writings, you need a key to the code — and if the last writer of Martian died forty thousand years before the first writer of Earth was born ... how could the Martian be translated?

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