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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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And of all axioms this shall win the prize,— 'Tis better to be fortunate than wise.
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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