quarta-feira, 18 de julho de 2012


The more the poet comes to believe in the heroes and gods whose images fill his mind, the nearer he approaches the priest. However, he totally succumbs to the enchantment only when he either makes sacrifices, or indeed sacrifices himself, to the god who is the subject of his poetry. 

 Edgar Wind. The Eloquence of Symbols. OUP (1983).

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