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The Argonauts

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Author: Eliza Orzeszko (Orzeszkowa)
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,949 / 257 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 678
Added to site: 2007.02.07
mnybks.net#: 15999

Translated by Jeremiah Curtin.

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ngerous so far." Then he turned to the sculptor:

"You ought to visit Italy, for its collections of art and--its climate." The artist, not pleased with this interruption, did not answer directly, but went on showing his projects and explaining them; though his short breath and the cough, which was repeated oftener, made his conversation more difficult. Thereupon Darvid straightened himself.

"I know very little of art," said he. "Not because I despise it; on the contrary, I think art a power, since the world does it homage, but because I lack time. Trouble yourself no further to exhibit plans and ideas here. I confirm them beforehand, knowing well what I do. Prince Zeno, whose good taste and intellect I admire, advised me to turn to you. At his house, moreover, I have seen works of your chisel which charmed me. Some declare that we men of finance and business represent only matter, and have no concern with Psyche (the soul). But I say that your Psyche, now in Prince Zeno's palace, produced on me t

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