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Unformatted text preview: at dark center where procreation flared.
Otherwise this stone would seem defaced
beneath the translucent cascade of the shoulders
and would not glisten like a wild beast's fur:
Would not, from all the borders of itself,
burst like a star: for here there is no place
that does not see you. You must change your life.
(Translation: Stephen Mitchell) Rainer Maria Rilke ARCHAIC TORSO
OF APOLLO Heroes: Leonidas at Thermopylae Jacques-Louis David, 1814 WHO’S YOUR HERO? Greek fighting a Persian, vase painting 5th c. BCE DEMOCRACY
Direct and fully
representation RELIGION Attic red-figure cup, End of the 6th century Even...
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