"It seems then ..." Quote of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Stratford, Essex
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Stratford, Essex
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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It seems then that it is not the excellence of any two things (or more) in themselves, but those two things as viewed by the light of each other, that makes beauty.
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. On the Origin of Beauty: A Platonic Dialogue. Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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