Walter Pater Quote

What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of temperament, the power of being deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects.


Studies in the History of the Renaissance (ed. 1873)

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What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of...

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What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of...

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What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of...

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What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of...