William Barnes Quote
“The beautiful in nature is the unmarred result of God's first creative or forming will, and.. the beautiful in art is the result of an unmistaken working of man in accordance with the beautiful in nature.”
Source/Notes: Thoughts on Beauty in Art- Article in MacMillan's Magazine 1861.
Source/Notes: The Wind at the Door, from Poets of the English Language, W. H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson (1950)
Source/Notes: The Wife a-Lost, from The Oxford Book of English Verse (1939)