Saturday, February 12, 2011

what is it that attracts the eyes of those to whom a beautiful object is presented, and calls them, lures them toward it, and fills them with joy at the sight?

is there some One Principle from which all take their grace?

beauty addresses itself chiefly to sight; but there is a beauty for the hearing too, as in certain combinations of words and in all kinds of music, for melodies and cadences are beautiful...