Tuesday, October 20, 2015

stateliness & symmetrical


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf:

Beauty of scene; stateliness of movement; sweetness of sound -- these are the graces that seem to reward the mind that seeks enjoyment purely for its own sake.

witness the little tremor that stirs and agitates a sentence that a more formal age would have made coldly symmetrical:


1. an elaborate manner of doing something;
2. impressiveness in scale or proportion;

having two halves, parts or sides that are the same in size and shape;

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