Patricia Hampl Quote

The golden light of metaphor, which is the intelligence of poetry, was implicit in alchemical study. To change, magically, one substance into another, more valuable one is the ancient function of metaphor, as it was of alchemy.


A Romantic Education (1981)

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The golden light of metaphor, which is the intelligence of poetry, was implicit in alchemical study. To change, magically, one substance into...

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The golden light of metaphor, which is the intelligence of poetry, was implicit in alchemical study. To change, magically, one substance into...

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The golden light of metaphor, which is the intelligence of poetry, was implicit in alchemical study. To change, magically, one substance into...

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The golden light of metaphor, which is the intelligence of poetry, was implicit in alchemical study. To change, magically, one substance into...