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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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The Victorian Age in Prose

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - 1988 - 241 pagina’s
...interval and then we cease to be.15 Some spend this interval in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. For our one chance is...as possible into the given time. High passions give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, political or religious enthusiasm, or...
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Prospecting: From Reader Response to Literary Anthropology

Wolfgang Iser - 1993 - 316 pagina’s
...passions, the wisest, at least among "the children of this world," in art and song. For our 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 . . . [O]nly be...
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Aestheticism and the Canadian Modernists: Aspects of a Poetic Influence

Brian Trehearne - 1989 - 370 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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Aestheticism: The Religion of Art in Post-romantic Literature

Leon Chai, Professor of English and Comparative Literature Leon Chai - 1990 - 269 pagina’s
...other, expand the moment of pleasure. Thus the scene fulfills the injunction of Pater's Renaissance, in "expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time." And passion, as Pater had said, could yield precisely "this fruit of a quickened, multiplied consciousness."...
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Professions of Taste: Henry James, British Aestheticism, and Commodity Culture

Jonathan Freedman - 1993 - 305 pagina’s
...Pater, the response to time as loss leads to the moral and aesthetic reminder that "our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time" (WP, i: 238); the very medium that leads to a sense of transience and limitation also provokes us into...
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The Consolations of Space: The Place of Romance in Hawthorne, Melville, and ...

Pamela Schirmeister - 1990 - 219 pagina’s
...passions, the wisest, at least among "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."' Stylistically as well as thematically, the passages from James and Pater are remarkably consistent...
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Walter Pater: The Critical Heritage

R. M. Seiler - 1980 - 449 pagina’s
...longer or shorter, which condemned mortals have to pass before they die. Our one chance [it is said] is in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time.... Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself is the end.... The Theory, or idea, or system, which...
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Modern Chinese Literary Thought: Writings on Literature, 1893-1945

Kirk A. Denton - 1996 - 554 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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Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography

Roger Shattuck - 1997 - 369 pagina’s
...interval in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest, in art and song. For our one chance lies in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time. Passions may give us this quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love. Only, be sure it is...
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E.M. Forster: The critical response: early responses 1907-44. The short ...

John Henry Stape - 1997 - 2400 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 sortow or love, the various forms...
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