„True beauty dwells in deep retreats,
Whose veil is unremoved
Till heart with heart in concord beats,
And the lover is beloved.“
— William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850
To ____ . (Let other Bards of Angels sing), st. 3 (1824).
„Do not only look
For gentlefolk in castles: everywhere,
In humble dwellings and in haylofts, too,
The hearts of men are often kind and true.“
— Ludovico Ariosto Italian poet 1474 - 1533
Canto XIV, stanza 62 (tr. B. Reynolds)
— Wassily Kandinsky, Concerning the Spiritual in Art
— Frank Buchman Evangelical theologist 1878 - 1961
Remaking the world, The Speeches of Frank N.D. Buchman, Blandford Presss 1947, revised 1958, p. 3
— Isaac Leib Peretz Yiddish language author and playwright 1852 - 1915
In Alien Lands, translated by Leah W. Leonard.
„A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.“
— Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719
No. 291 (2 February 1712).
— Wolfram von Eschenbach German knight and poet 1170 - 1220
Bk. 1, st. 1, line 1; p. 15.
„Where are the flowers, the beautiful flowers,
That haunted your homes and your hearts in the spring?
Where is the sunshine of earlier hours?
Where is the music the birds used to bring?“
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
(9th May 1829) Change (20th June 1829) Fame : An Apologue See The Vow of the Peacock, as The Three Brothers (29th August 1829) First Grave See The Vow of the Peacock as The Single Grave (29th May 1830) The Festival See The Vow of the Peacock (21st August 1830) The Aspen Tree See The Vow of the Peacock (21st August 1830) Follow Me! See The Vow of the Peacock