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Página 7 - Let our artists rather be those who are gifted to discern the true nature of the beautiful and graceful: then will our youth dwell in a land of health, amid fair sights and sounds, and receive the good in everything...
Página 7 - We would not have our guardians grow up amid images of moral deformity, as in some noxious pasture, and there browse and feed upon many a baneful herb and flower day by day, little by little, until they silently gather a festering mass of corruption in their own soul.
Página 13 - And the cuckoo bird is calling, In the spring? If you have not, then you know not, in the spring, In the spring, Half the color, beauty, wonder of the spring. No sight can I remember Half so precious, half so tender, As the apple blossoms render In the spring!
Página 21 - Beauty must come back to the useful arts, and the distinction between the fine and the useful arts be forgotten. If history were truly told, if life were nobly spent, it would be no longer easy or possible to distinguish the one from the other. In nature, all is useful, all is beautiful.
Página 151 - ... triolet is a single stanza of two rhymes and eight lines, of which the first is repeated as the fourth, and the first and second as the seventh and eighth. " The triolet is, perhaps, best adapted for epigram," says a writer from whom I have already quoted ; " the weight of its raison d'etre rests on the fifth and sixth lines, while the perfection of its execution lies in the skill with which the third line is connected with the fourth, and the final couplet with the one preceding it.
Página 14 - Your fire is lighted, and your hall warmed, and without is rain and snow and storm. Then comes a swallow flying across the hall ; he enters by one door, and leaves by another. The brief moment while he is within is pleasant to him ; he feels not rain nor cheerless winter weather ; but the moment is brief — the bird flies away in the twinkling of an eye, and he passes from winter to winter. Such, methinks, is the life of man on earth, compared with the uncertain time beyond. It appears for a while...
Página v - December 27, 1912." 891. De Garmo, Charles. Aesthetic education. Syracuse, CW Barleen, 1913. xi, 161 p. illus. 12°. (Cornell study bulletins for teachers, no. 6) This book takes as its motto: " An aesthetic view of the world for every child." It shows how and where to look for beauty, not alone in pictures and statues, but also in nature and in the domain of mechanics and of the arts that pertain to daily living. 892.
Página 14 - You remember, it may be, O king, that which sometimes happens in winter when you are seated at table with your earls and thanes. Your fire is lighted, and your hall warmed, and without is rain and snow and storm. Then comes a swallow flying across the hall ; he enters by one door, and leaves by another. The brief moment while he is within is pleasant to him ; he feels not rain nor cheerless winter weather...
Página 1 - THE PURPOSE of aesthetic education is the acquisition by every child of an aesthetic view of the world, as he now acquires an intellectual or an ethical view.