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I SAY whatever tastes sweet to the most perfect person  
 —That is finally right.


I SAY the human shape or face is so great, it must  
 never be made ridiculous;
I say for ornaments nothing outré can be allowed, And that anything is most beautiful without orna- 
And that exaggerations will be sternly revenged in  
 your own physiology; and in other persons' phys- 
 iology also;
And I say that clean-shaped children can be jetted and  
 conceiv'd only where natural forms prevail in  
 public, and the human face and form are never  
And I say that genius need never more be turn'd to  
(For facts properly told, how mean appear all ro- 


I HAVE said many times that materials and the Soul  
 are great, and that all depends on physique;
Now I reverse what I said, and affirm that all depends  
 on the æsthetic, or intellectual,
And that criticism is great—and that refinement is  
 greatest of all;
And I affirm now that the mind governs—and that all  
 depends on the mind.
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WITH one man or woman—(no matter which one—I  
 even pick out the lowest,)
With him or her I now illustrate the whole law; I say that every right, in politics or what-not, shall be  
 eligible to that one man or woman, on the same  
 terms as any.
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