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romanticism
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a movement in literature, art and music during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrates nature above civilization and instinctual emotions above reason
  • Romanticism, which has helped to fill some dull blanks with love and knowledge, had not yet penetrated the times with its leaven and entered into everybody's food; it was fermenting still as a distinguishable vigorous enthusiasm in certain long-haired German artists at Rome, and the youth of other nations who worked or idled near them were sometimes caught in the spreading movement.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (64% in)

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