But the artist appeals to that part of our being which is not dependent on wisdom; to that in us which is a gift and not an acquisition—and, therefore, more permanently enduring. He speaks to our capacity for delight and wonder, to the sense of mystery surrounding our lives: to our sense of pity, and beauty, and pain.
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Conrad, Joseph. The Nigger of the "Narcissus." Heinemann, 1897, preface.
Conrad, Joseph. The Nigger of the "Narcissus." Dover Publications, 2016, preface.