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William Blake and his Illustrations to The Divine Comedy in Ideas of Good and Evil by William Butler Yeats.

“yet in his visionary realism, and in his enthusiasm for what, after all, is perhaps the greatest art, and a necessary part of every picture that is art at all, he forgot how he who wraps the vision in lights and shadows, in iridescent or glowing colour, having in the midst of his labour many little visions of these secondary essences, until form be half lost in pattern, may compel the canvas or paper to become itself a symbol of some not indefinite because unsearchable essence” [via]

“Rightly have the Burmans termed their Monks Hpongyi, ‘Great Glory’; for they have made of them the pattern and ensamplar of their lives”

The Thāthanābaing By Ananda Maitriya. (Allan Bennett)

“Rightly have the Burmans termed their Monks Hpongyi, ‘Great Glory’; for they have made of them the pattern and ensamplar of their lives” [via]