Materials For The Study Of English Literature And Composition; Selections From Newman, Arnold…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1914 Excerpt: ... I mean, which yield revenue; by enjoyable, wherejiathing accrues of consequence beyond the using." 1 5 i Do not suppose, that in thus appealing to the anoients, I am throwing back the world tw thousand/years, and fettering Philosophy with the reasonings pi paganism. While the world lasts, will Aristotle's doctrine on these matters last, for he is the oracle_of_ nature and of truth. While we are men, we cannot help to a great extent, being Aristotelians, for the great M ister does but analyze the thoughts, feelings, views, and o inions of human kind. He has told us the meaning of our own words and ideas, before we were born. In many st bject-matters, to think correctly, is to think like Aristotle and we are his disciples whether we will or nol though we may not know it. Now, as to the particular instance before us, the word "liberal" as applied to Knowledge and Education, expresses a specific idea, which ever has been, and ever will be, while the nature of man is the same, just as the idea of the Beautiful is specific, or of the Sublime, or of the Ridiculous, or of1e Sordid. It is in the world now, it was in the world then; and, as in the case of the dogmas of faith, it is illustrated by a corrtiayous historical tradition, and never was out of the world, from the-time it came into it. There have indeed been difference? of opinion from time to time, as to what pursuits and what arts came under that idea, but such differences are but an additional evidence of its reality. That idea must have a substance in it, which has maintained its ground amid these conflicts and changes, which has ever served as a standard to measure things withal, which has passed from mind to mind 1 Aristot. Rhet. i, 5. Newman. unchanged, when there was so much to color, so much to influ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1914 Excerpt: ... I mean, which yield revenue; by enjoyable, wherejiathing accrues of consequence beyond the using." 1 5 i Do not suppose, that in...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217512232

ISBN - 13:9780217512237

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