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" Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict. This completes that. Realism is the basis of good composition: it implies study, observation, artistic power, and (in those who can do more) humility. Little writers should be realistic. They... "
The American Review of Reviews - Page 246
edited by - 1913
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Scribner's Magazine

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - American periodicals - 1912
...times. I have not looked for it to succeed. Why did I write it? — Who can account for pressure? . . . Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict....work. They afflict the world because they will attempt that it is given to none but noble workmen to achieve. A great genius must necessarily employ ideal...
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The Works of George Meredith, Volume 28

George Meredith - English literature - 1912
...times. I have not looked for it to succeed. Why did I write it ? — Who can account for pressure? . . . Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict....work. They afflict the world because they will attempt that it is given to none but noble workmen to achieve. A great genius must necessarily employ ideal...
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1844-1881

George Meredith - 1912
...I have not looked for it to succeed. Why did I write it ? — Who can account for pressure ? . . . Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict....work. They afflict the world because they will attempt that it is given to none but noble workmen to achieve. A great genius must necessarily employ ideal...
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The Works of George Meredith: Letters

George Meredith - 1912
...I have not looked for it to succeed. Why did I write it ? — Who can account for pressure ? . . . Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict....work. They afflict the world because they will attempt that it is given to none but noble workmen to ["achieve. A great genius must necessarily employ ideal...
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The Dial, Volume 53

Francis Fisher Browne, Scofield Thayer, Waldo Ralph Browne - Books - 1912
...brain, he cannot hope for general esteem ; and he does smaller work." Further on in the same letter : " Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict....would then at least do solid work. They afflict the wc»rld because they will attempt what it is given to none but noble workmen to achieve. A great genius...
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The Yale Review, Volume 2

George Park Fisher, George Burton Adams, Henry Walcott Farnam, Arthur Twining Hadley, John Christopher Schwab, William Fremont Blackman, Edward Gaylord Bourne, Irving Fisher, Henry Crosby Emery, Wilbur Lucius Cross - Little magazines - 1913
...sermon, but short. When the subject is not a personal one, there is the same ripeness of judgment: Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict....work. They afflict the world because they will attempt that it is given to none but noble workmen to achieve. A great genius must necessarily employ ideal...
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Letters of George Meredith: 1844-1881

George Meredith, William Maxse Meredith - Authors, English - 1913 - 652 pages
...I have not looked for it to succeed. Why did I write it ? — Who can account for pressure ? . . . Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict....work. They afflict the world because they will attempt that it is given to none but noble workmen to achieve. A great genius must necessarily employ ideal...
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The Bookman, Volume 36

Book collecting - 1913
...schools of fiction, an early letter forecasts the fnmous opening chapter of Diana of the Crosways: Between realism and idealism there is no natural conflict. This completes that. Realism is the basis of pood composition : it implies study, observation, artistic power, and (in those who can do more) humility....
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Training for Secretarial Practice: A Textbook in Secretarial Theory and ...

Sarah Augusta Taintor - Commercial correspondence - 1923 - 298 pages
...from a letter of George Meredith on realism in writing, a quality indispensable to business writing. "Between realism and idealism there is no natural...it implies study, observation, artistic power, and humility. "Little writers should be realistic. They would then at least do solid work. "I hold the...
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Training for Secretarial Practice: A Textbook in Secretarial Theory and ...

Sarah Augusta Taintor - Commercial correspondence - 1923 - 298 pages
...that. Realism is the basis of good composition; it implies study, observation, artistic power, and humility. "Little writers should be realistic. They would then at least do solid work. "I hold the man who gives a plain wall of fact higher in esteem than one who is constantly shuffling...
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