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all the freaks in Paris

“He hobnobbed with all the freaks in Paris, and from them he became deeply learned in the most diverse and hostile sciences. He, so cold and correct, was almost never to be found save in the company of astrologers, cabbalists, demonologists, alchemists, theologians, or inventors.”

— Joris-Karl Huysmans, La-bas

Literature

those you lose

“‘The only women you can continue to love are those you lose.'”

— Joris-Karl Huysmans, La-bas

Literature

the contaminating curiosity of the crowd

“The rare artists who remain have no business to be thinking about the public. The artist lives and works far from the drawing-room, far from the clamour of the little fellows who fix up the custom-made literature. 27 more words

Literature

Too busy for music?!

I’ve neglected some of my favorite music sources including All Songs Considered, Sound Opinions, Soundcloud, new friends (for example, I’d never heard of Andy Shauf until I did my interview with… 80 more words

entitled itself capital

But it* reached its real height of monstrosity when, concealing its identity under an assumed name, it entitled itself capital. Then its action was not limited to individual incitation to theft and murder but extended to the entire human race. 27 more words

Literature