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within the heart, whence start and whither flow the waves of life-blood.” [430W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 91]

 

[431W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 93-94]

[P. 93] {FEUER} “… where it is a question of giving utterance, immediate and yet most certain, to the highest and the truest that man can ever utter, there above all [P. 94] must man display himself in his entirety; and this whole man is the man of understanding united with the man of heart and man of body, -- but neither of these parts for self alone.” [431W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 93-94]

 

[432W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 94]

[P. 94] {FEUER} “But the most conditioned faculty is at like time the most exalted; and the joy in his own self, engendered by the knowledge of his higher, unsurpassable attributes, betrays the intellectual-man into the arrogant imagining that he may use those attributes which are really his foundation-props as the handmaids of his own caprice.” [432W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 94]

 

[433W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 95-96]

[P. 95] “The arts of Dance, Tone, and Poetry: thus call themselves the three primeval sisters whom we see at once entwine their measures wherever the conditions necessary for artistic manifestment have arisen. By their nature they are inseparable without disbanding the stately minuet of Art; for in this dance, which is the very cadence of Art itself, they are so wondrous closely interlaced with one another, of fairest love and inclination, so mutually bound up in each other’s life, of body and of spirit: that each of the three partners, unlinked from the united chain and bereft thus of her own life and motion, can only carry on an artificially inbreathed and borrowed life; -- not giving forth her sacred ordinances, as in their trinity, but now receiving despotic rules for mechanical movement. As we gaze on this entrancing measure of the truest and most high-born Muses of artistic man, we see the three first stepping forward, each with her loving arm entwined around her sister’s neck; then, now this one and now that, as though to show the others her beauteous form in full and individual symmetry, loosing herself from their embrace, and merely brushing with her utmost finger-tips the others’ hands. Again the one, rapt by the spectacle of the twin-beauty of her close-locked sisters, bending herself before them; next the two, transported by her unique charm, [P. 96] greeting the one with tender homage; until at last, all three, tight-clasped, breast on breast, and limb to limb, melt with the fervour of love-kisses into one only, living shape of beauty. – Such is the love and life, the wooing and the winning of Art; its separate units, ever themselves and ever for each other, severing in richest contrast and re-uniting in most blissful harmony.” [433W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 95-96]

 

[434W-{9-12/49} The Artwork of the Future: PW Vol. I, p. 110-111]

[P. 110] {FEUER} “Through the heart the understanding feels itself allied with the whole body, and the man of mere ‘five-senses’ mounts upwards to the energy of Reason.

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