…fact remained that the sea was there in all its glory and in the natural course of things somebody or other had to sail on it and fly in the face of providence though it merely went to show how people usually contrived to load that sort of onus on to the other fellow like the hell idea and the lottery and insurance which were run on identically the same lines so that for that very reason if no other lifeboat Sunday was a highly laudable institution to which the public at large, no…
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We lost the ball and put the onus on the defense again.
Is the onus on the public to "understand" art or on the artist to produce work that provokes ideas or emotions?