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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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harmonious
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • You apprehend it as complex, multiple, divisible, separable, made up of its parts, the result of its parts and their sum, harmonious.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The instant wherein that supreme quality of beauty, the clear radiance of the esthetic image, is apprehended luminously by the mind which has been arrested by its wholeness and fascinated by its harmony is the luminous silent stasis of esthetic pleasure, a spiritual state very like to that cardiac condition which the Italian physiologist Luigi Galvani, using a phrase almost as beautiful as Shelley's, called the enchantment of the heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I translate it so: THREE THINGS ARE NEEDED FOR BEAUTY, WHOLENESS, HARMONY, AND RADIANCE.  (not reviewed by editor)

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