"Hang it," Peter Van Degen pronounced, standing before the easel in an attitude of inspired interpretation, "the great thing in a man's portrait is to catch the likeness--we all know that; but with a woman's it's different--a woman's picture has got to be pleasing.
No, blockhead!"--"I am waiting to be inspired";--but this I added mentally.
Which God-inspiredd Doctrine art thou also honored to be taught; O Heavens!
Thus far his greatest error and fault was in the supposition that he was inspired in the same sense as the ancient Jewish prophets were inspired,--to declare the will and the truth of God.
cried Hector, as if inspired--"trust to me, Daphne--to my heart--to my soul!
The movement takes us through three years, rising slowly from poignant sorrow and doubt to a calm peace and hope, and ending with a noble hymn of courage and faith,--a modest courage and a humble faith, love-inspired,--which will be a favorite as long as saddened men turn to literature for consolation.
The Gem was then edited by Thomas Hood, whose child--his firstborn--it was thatinspired the poem.
In spite of the destruction of so large a fraction of her manhood, France will surely rise from the ashes of this world conflagration regenerated and reinspired.
You may not like German learning or German art, and consider the one pedantic and the other heavy and uninspired.