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Posted on April 11, 2012 2:37 PM
Ah, perhaps we're all artists on the inside.
Yes, you, too, can be a hungy man! :-)
April 11, 2012 9:14 PM
April 11, 2012 21:14
We flirt with madness with a wink and a smile.
John Cox |
April 11, 2012 9:28 PM
April 11, 2012 21:28
B. Kliban said it better.
Ed B |
April 12, 2012 9:31 AM
April 12, 2012 09:31
Remove "beauty's miser" and you have the politician.
Pursuit and capture of beauty is the crucial thing.
April 12, 2012 10:14 AM
April 12, 2012 10:14
Wasn't he married to Virginia Wolfe?
April 12, 2012 10:36 AM
April 12, 2012 10:36
Ok, I have no frickin' clue what Wolfe meant by this... now serve up the meatloaf, I'm hungy!
I think Grumpus is right - dump the "beauty's miser" and you've got a politician.
That's what confused me about Wolfe's quote - I couldn't resolve the beauty's miser vs. the gluttony and hungy bit.
Dr. Bob |
April 12, 2012 11:23 PM
April 12, 2012 23:23
I can still hear the soft southern winds in the live oak trees...
hungry man = man who has something to prove
glutton for eternity = one who longs for an enduring legacy
beauty's miser = one who sees/experiences [beautiful] things more vividly than is typical
glory's slave = one who lusts for notoriety
Watch Amadeus. While an aural artist, the character of Mozart (which was exaggerated for the screen) as depicted is a good literal representation of the quote.
April 13, 2012 1:53 AM
April 13, 2012 01:53
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