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Intellectual Beauty

Intellectual Beauty Shelley seems to be discussing something of a muse in this work. He discusses insight using the word “inconstant” repeatedly. The lines “Why dost thou pass away and leave our state,” and “Why aught should fail and fade that once is shown,” convince me this hymn discusses breif and beautiful moments of clarity or enlightenment, that can leave more quickly than they arrive. … Continue reading Intellectual Beauty

Meaningful Quotes

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has it’s limits.” – Albert Einstein “We should not write so that it is possible for the reader to understand us, but so that it is impossible for him to misunderstand us.” – Marcus Fabius Quintiallianus These are a few of … Continue reading Meaningful Quotes