If purpose, then, is inherent in art, so is it in Nature also. The best illustration is the case of a man being his own physician, for Nature is like that agent and patient at once.
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
The poet's function is to describe, not the thing that has happened, but the kind of thing that might happen, i.e. what is possible as being probable or necessary.
Shame is an ornament to the young A disgrace to the old.
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