Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, First Series
"[...]becomes important to them in its infinite immensity. The principles of beauty, goodness, order and law, no longer connected in their minds with definite articles of faith, find symbols in the outer world. They are glad to fly at certain moments from mankind and its oppressive problems, for which religion no longer provides a satisfactory solution, to Nature, where they vaguely localise the spirit that broods over us controlling all our being. To such men Goethe's hymn is a form of faith, and born of such a mood are the following far humbler verses: - At Murren let the morning lead thee out[...].""
- Paperback | 278 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.95mm | 399.16g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations