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...is equally true; which is the general characteristic of all systems not embracing the whole truth. So it is with the rectilinearity or undulatory motion of light;--I believe both; though philosophy has as yet but imperfectly ascertained the conditions of their alternate existence, or the laws by which they are regulated.
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Those who deny light to be matter do not, therefore, deny its corporeity.
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The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.It is no doubt a sublimer effort of genius than the Greek style; but then it depends much more on execution for its effect. I was more than ever impressed with the marvellous sublimity and transcendant beauty of King's College Chapel. It is quite unparalleled.
I think Gerard Douw's "Schoolmaster," in the Fitzwilliam Museum, the finest thing of the sort I ever saw;--whether you look at it at the common distance, or examine it with a glass, the wonder is equal. And that glorious... Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
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