Passion like everything else must be expressed. Of all the emotions it requires the most subtle and rare expression because it is, as it were, the most common property of us all; it is the emotion that we feel we ourselves know; and to make us feel anything new and stirring in this primitive field is the hardest of all tasks; for the artist. I think I had better stop, for I’m evidently clean off your rails, or on them, and we shall collide.4
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