Love, though added emotion, is substracted capacity
They spoke very little of their mutual feelings: pretty phrases and warm attentions being probably unnecessary between such tried friends.
How strange and god-like was a composer's power, who from the grave could lead through sequences of emotion, which he alone had felt at first, a girl like her who had never heard of his name, and never would have a clue to his personality.
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.
The excessive regard of parents for their children, and their dislike of other people's is, like class feeling, patriotism, save-your-soul-ism, and other virtues, a mean exclusiveness at bottom.
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