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Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

United States writer of novels and short stories mostly on moral themes (1804-1864)

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    我認為,沒有人應該閱讀詩歌,看圖片或雕像,沒有比詩人或藝術家實際表達的東西更多的東西了。他們的最大優點是暗示。

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