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" Whether it is right or advisable to create beings like Heathcliff, I do not know: I scarcely think it is. But this I know; the writer who possesses the creative gift owns something of which he is not always master — something that, at times, strangely... "
The Living Age - Page 555
1908
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 22

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1855 - 780 pages
...joy of it. Nor is this all, for, says Currer Bell in the same preface to " Wuthering Heights" :— The writer who possesses the creative gift, owns something...lay down rules and devise principles, and to rules * In " Villette," Lucy Snowe begins by disclaiming an unregulated imagination. It was a perilous thing...
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Hours at Home, Volume 11

1870 - 588 pages
...right or advisable to create beings like Heathcliff, I do not know; I scarcely think it is. But this I know, the writer who possesses the creative gift owns...principles it will perhaps for years lie in subjection, and thru. haply, without any warning of revolt, there comes a time when it will no longer consent to '...
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Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë - 1870 - 488 pages
...right or advisable to create beings like Heathcliff, I do not know : I scarcely think it is. But this I know ; the writer who possesses the creative gift...something that, at times, strangely wills and works for itselfc He may lay down rules and devise principles, and to rules and principles it will perhaps for...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 28

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 802 pages
...Currer Bell scarcely thought the creation of such beings justifiable, but she goes on to say that " the writer who possesses the creative gift owns something...that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself." We are afraid that if this opinion were pushed to its logical issues it would be found incapable of...
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The Living Age, Volume 118

1873 - 842 pages
...Heathcliff, Currer Bell scarcely thought the creation of such beings justifiable, but she goes on to say that "the writer who possesses the creative gift owns something...that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself." We are afraid that if this opinion were pushed to its logical issues it would be found incapable of...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 18; Volume 81

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1873 - 844 pages
...Currer Bell scarcely thought the creation of such beings justifiable, but she goes on to say that " the writer who possesses the creative gift owns something...that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself." We are afraid that if this opinion were pushed to its logical issues it would be found incapable of...
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Every Saturday

1873 - 746 pages
...Currer Bell scarcely thought the creation of such beings justifiable, but she goes on to say that " the writer who possesses the creative gift owns something...that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself." We are afraid that if this opinion were pushed to its logical issues it would be found incapable of...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1873 - 808 pages
...scarcely thought the creation of such beings justifiable, but she goes on to say that " the writer wjio possesses the creative gift owns something of which...that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself." We are afraid that if this opinion were pushed to its logical issues it would be found incapable- of...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 28

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 806 pages
...justifiable, but she goes on to say that " the writer who possesses the creative gift owns something ef which he is not always master — something that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself." We are afraid that if this opinion were pushed to its logical issues it would be found incapable of...
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Poets and Novelists: A Series of Literary Studies

George Barnett Smith - 1875 - 554 pages
...Currer Bell scarcely thought the creation of such beings justifiable, but she goes on to say that ' the writer who possesses the creative gift owns something...that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself.' We are afraid that if this opinion were pushed to its logical issues it would be found incapable of...
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