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One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.

Walter Pater

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Author Profession: Critic
Nationality: English
Born: August 4, 1839
Died: July 30, 1894

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