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" ... we have an interval, and then our place knows us no more. Some spend this interval in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest, at least among "the children of this world, "
Penn Monthly - Pagina 425
geredigeerd door - 1873
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Civilisation at the Cross Roads: Four Lectures Delivered Before Harvard ...

John Neville Figgis - 1912 - 295 pagina’s
...passions, the wisest, at least among the children of this world, in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time." True, the world-accepting temper is not tied to this Epicurean form. It may take on the austere tone...
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century, Deel 2

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1917
...wisest — at least among "the children of this world " — in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time. Great passions may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms...
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On Strange Altars: A Book of Enthusiasms

Paul Jordan-Smith - 1924 - 293 pagina’s
...passions; the wisest, at least among 'the children of this world,' in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time. Great passions may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms...
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Literary Criticism, Pope to Croce

Gay Wilson Allen, Harry Hayden Clark - 1962 - 659 pagina’s
...wisest — at least among "the children of this world" — in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time. Great passions may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms...
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Creative Oxford: Its Influence in Victorian Literature

William S. Knickerbocker - 1925 - 224 pagina’s
...of the soul in the attainment of a fully-blown and beautiful life. " High passions," he believed, " give one this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and...religious enthusiasm, or ' the enthusiasm of humanity.' " 7 The body, he urged, was so to be trained and disciplined that it would ever more keenly respond...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

1873
...and then our place knows us no more. Some spend this interval in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. For our one chance is...political or religious enthusiasm, or the 'enthusiasm of humanity.1 Only, be sure it is passion, that it docs yield you this fruit of a quickened, intensified...
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The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry

Walter Pater - 1980 - 489 pagina’s
...passions, the wisest, at least among "the children of this world," in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time. Great passions may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy 20 and sorrow of love, the various...
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Selected Writings of Walter Pater

Walter Pater - 1982 - 266 pagina’s
...the wisest, at least among "the children of this world,"17 in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given tune. Great passions18 may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various...
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Strangeness and Beauty: Volume 2, Pater to Symons: An Anthology of Aesthetic ...

Eric Warner, Graham Hough - 1983 - 324 pagina’s
...passions, the wisest, at least among 'the children of this world,' in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time. Great passions may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms...
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The Aesthetics of Dedalus and Bloom

Marguerite Harkness - 1984 - 212 pagina’s
...ended by suggesting that life was not the best place to find experience: . . . our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time. Great passions may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstacy and sorrow of life, the various forms...
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