Legends (Classic Reprint)
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.1
- Dimensions (in):6 x 0.7 x 9
- Publication Date:June 14, 2012
It may be altered, it may be viewed from any angle, it may assume what dress the author pleases, yet it remains essentially the same because it is attached to the very fibres of the heart of man. Civilization is the study of man about himself, his powers, limitations, and endurances; it is the slowly acquired knowledge of how he can best exist in company with his fellows on the planet called Earth. As man learns, he becomes conscious, first of an immense curiosity, and then of a measure of understanding, and, immediately after, of a desire to express both; and the simplest form of expression is by means of the tale or (hateful word!) allegory.
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