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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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Seeing is believing, and if an American success is to count for anything in the world it must be clothed in the raiment of property. As often as not it isn't the money itself that means anything; it is the use of money as the currency of the soul.
Lewis H. Lapham
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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