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He took advantage of the young man's leave of absence to show him Paris, with all its luxurious and artistic delights.
Athanase would certainly persist in that faith, for his opinions were woven in with his artistic sorrows, with his bitter contemplation of the social state.
I speak now from the aesthetic and artistic point of view when I say that life with us is dull; aesthetically and artistically, very dull indeed.
And indeed, rightly considered, this interest of his was an artistic interest.
For it was in fact a museum, in which an intelligent and prodigal hand had gathered all the treasures of nature and art, with the artistic confusion which distinguishes a painter's studio.
The artistic thing is, to unmask honest countenances; it's no light task, I admit, but a real art.
No doubt their chief aim was artistic torture, but some at least of the inquisitors must have had a touch of scientific curiosity.
Even this artistic impetus would at last die away--had almost died in the Time I saw.
These, then, as we said at the beginning, are the three differences which distinguish artistic imitation,--the medium, the objects, and the manner.
Yet the poet had few sympathies outside the artistic life.
It is too difficult, because to meet such requirements the artist would have to do violence to his temperament, would have to write not for the artistic joy of writing, but for the amusement of half-educated people, and so would have to suppress his individualism, forget his culture, annihilate his style, and surrender everything that is valuable in him.
The incertitude which attends closely every artistic endeavour is absent from its regulated enterprise.