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Contos escolhidos de D. Antonio de Trueba

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Published: 1872
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 29,179 / 99 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 603
Added to site: 2008.05.26
mnybks.net#: 21007
Origin: gutenberg.org
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As letras e as artes têm muitos pontos de affinidade. Ambas filhas predilectas da civilisação; caminhando a par na via dos progressos humanitarios; auxiliando-se e concorrendo mutuamente para o seu commum desenvolvimento e esplendor; cabendo-lhes egual quinhão de gloria nos aperfeiçoamentos, grandeza e prosperidade de qualquer nação; tem identico valor e significação para se aquilatar por ellas a cultura de um povo; e, finalmente, ambas são um como espelho em que a humanidade se retrata, tal qual é, segundo as epochas da sua historia.

Nas artes é, principalmente, a architectura, pelas intimas relações que tem com a sociedade, a que resume em si, com maior exactidão, as idêas, as crenças, as aspirações, as necessidades, em fim, a vida moral e physica dos povos.

Nas letras o romance, a meu vêr, como nas artes a architectura,

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