Sunday, July 24, 2016


The Scholar's Special Duty

Gilbert Murray (1866-1957), Tradition and Progress (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922), p. 18:
Proceeding on these lines we see that the Scholar's special duty is to turn the written signs in which old poetry or philosophy is now enshrined back into living thought or feeling. He must so understand as to re-live.

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