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In its use of words poetry is just the reverse of science. Very definite thoughts do occur, but not because the words are so chosen as logically to bar out all possibilities save one.
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Colour is what gives jewels their worth. They light up and enhance the face. Nothing is more elegant than a black skirt and sweater worn with a sparkling multi-stoned necklace.
September 2, 1912
July 15, 2005
David Daiches was a Scottish literary historian and literary critic, scholar and writer. He wrote extensively on English literature, Scottish literature and Scottish culture.
A Critical History of English Literature (1979)
Critical approaches to literature (1956)
Two Worlds: An Edinburgh Jewish Childhood (1956)
God and the poets (1984)
Let's Collect Scotch Whisky (1981)
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