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Anna Karenina
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  • Levin maintained that the mistake of Wagner and all his followers lay in their trying to take music into the sphere of another art, just as poetry goes wrong when it tries to paint a face as the art of painting ought to do, and as an instance of this mistake he cited the sculptor who carved in marble certain poetic phantasms flitting round the figure of the poet on the pedestal.

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as in: references cited in the endnotes Define
to mention a source of information -- usually as proof or an example that supports an idea
as in: cited from the President's speech Define
to quote someone (to make a point)
as in: cited for valor Define
commend or praise publicly -- especially someone in the military
as in: cited for speeding Define
to officially mention someone in a legal matter - especially to charge someone with breaking the law or to demand they appear in court
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