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The Buried Temple

The Buried Temple

ByMaurice Maeterlinck

"IN this volume of Essays, M. Maeterlinck manifests that sensitive perception and remarkable insight as to the things pertaining to the life of the spirit which were the charm and power of “The Treasure of the Humble" and “Wisdom and Destiny.” The rare and beautiful philosophy of life, the Mysticism, so characteristic of him, alike pervade the book and create an atmosphere of which the reader is conscious, stimulating his purposes and aspirations. The increased complexity of modern human society and the attendant opportunities for the cultivation of the intellect result in two things: a greater individual responsibility in general and a diminished opportunity for striking and remarkable individual careers. Hence there is no multiplication of the picturesque hero in these days, and, if he does appear, the keen clear light of criticism soon shows that his heroic trappings are in large part veritably mere tinsel...."

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Publication Date
Feb 25, 2017
Language
English
ISBN
9781365783517
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Maurice Maeterlinck

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Format
EPUB

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