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Poem A Man Young And Old Human Dignity William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
There was existence, without space. I was afraid of my unborn child. Inheriting the stammer of history I could not think of any brand abuse. On the contrary, fumes throw you off the road. Full moon rising on the cleft.
But what does the reinvention, reassertion, and survival of progress look like when the basic fabric of democracy is under claw? That is what Thomas Mann June 6, —August 12, examined on the cusp of World War II with a prescience that bellows across the decades to speak to our own epoch and to every epoch that will succeed us. When Hitler seized power in , the year-old Mann, who had won the Nobel Prize in Literature five years earlier, went into exile in Switzerland. The following year, he visited America for the first time. He returned each year thereafter, until he finally emigrated permanently in and became one of a handful of German expatriates in the United States to vocally oppose Nazism and fascism. America needs no instruction in the things that concern democracy. But instruction is one thing — and another is memory, reflection, re-examination, the recall to consciousness of a spiritual and moral possession of which it would be dangerous to feel too secure and too confident.
For related articles, scroll down or click here. As usual in the earliest lieder writing, Reichardt did not distinguish the vocal line from the top line of the piano accompaniment. Bodily frame, as well as character, must contribute to grace; the former by its suppleness, to receive impressions and set them in play, and the latter by moral harmony of feelings. Schiller did not say that an individual could not partake of both grace and dignity. Rather he was attacking the concept so cherished by feminists, that any individual of either sex is self-sufficient in these qualities.