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The Week…Rainbows with Edgar Allan Poe

October 5, 2010 by · No comments

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There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.

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Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

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That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.

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All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

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Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

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Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.

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Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.

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It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.

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I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty.

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It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.

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