... 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 425geredigeerd door - 1873Volledige weergave
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Alex Davis, Lee M. Jenkins - 2007
...symbols.9 Yeats's talk of 'prolonging] the moment of contemplation' nods deliberately to Pater's fantasy of 'expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as possible into the given time'.10 In curbing 'the pressure of the will', the mind is able to grasp itself in symbolic forms...