Travelling in America

I spent but four months of the seven that I was in America in travelling, and I regret it, for I have never been in any country where the mere act of

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The dream was dreamed and related somewhere in the twenty-second century A. D. by one Sarnac, a scientist, who had cut his hand on some poisoned glass

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MR. FITZGERALD. How do you do. I’m afraid it’s an awful nuisance for you to see me. Mr. Brooks. Not at all. I’m glad to. I’m only sorry to have had to put it off. But I’ve been so frightfully busy with my book that I haven’t ben able to do anything. Mr. Fitzgerald. What’s that—the James? I suppose you’re trying to have it out in time to get the benefit of the publicity of the Dial award. Mr. Brooks. Oh, no: it may take me a long time yet. But it’s really rather a complicated job and I don’t like to drop a chapter in the middle or I lose all the threads.

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Notes on Pablo Picasso

Picasso was not a great painter or a great master of composition, but in both directions he was capable. He had grace and felicity of a very rich kind

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THE dismissal of Harry Daugherty and the disheartening final correspondence between him and President Coolidge brings to an appropriately mean and equivocal end one of the most discreditable episodes in American political annals.

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IT is so easy to perceive decay in an old political party that the very fact causes doubt of the value of the evidence.

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On Beauty

The word “beautiful” comes rarely to English lips. It is too long, too serious, a little foreign-sounding for our native taste. Uttering those three s

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With the German government’s formal announcement of its bankruptcy and the total cessation of all payments including deliveries in kind, the first pha

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The cultivated rich seem at last to have discovered in the impressionists what the impressionists themselves rediscovered half by accident. They redis

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Van Gogh was not merely a painter of tremendous force and originality; he was above all things a man who thought and suffered.

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