The full story of his wanderings with the masterpiece would read like an Odyssey and be about as long.
Sick and beaten, Paul took the masterpiece back to his skylight room.
"It is a masterpiece
! worthy of Salvator Rosa!" he exclaimed, with the energy of an artist.
I shall leave masterpieces alone and do hack-work - jokes, paragraphs, feature articles, humorous verse, and society verse - all the rot for which there seems so much demand.
In between the grind I'll try my hand at masterpieces, and I'll study and prepare myself for the writing of masterpieces.
"But what good are these bigger-things, these masterpieces?" Ruth demanded.
We can't get married on masterpieces that won't sell."
Again I say it is a great pity that criticism is not honest about the masterpieces
of literature, and does not confess that they are not every moment masterly, that they are often dull and tough and dry, as is certainly the case with Dante's.
Nevertheless this version has served as the starting point for almost all those that have come after it in English, as even a hasty reader of this one must be conscious; and no reader can fail to admire in it the sturdy Saxon vigor which has helped to make our own version one of the great masterpieces of English literature.
[Footnote: Since the French word 'Morte' is feminine, the preceding article was originally 'La,' but the whole name had come to be thought of as a compound phrase and hence as masculine or neuter in gender.] Actually to get together all the Arthurian romances was not possible for any man in Malory's day, or in any other, but he gathered up a goodly number, most of them, at least, written in French, and combined them, on the whole with unusual skill, into a work of about one-tenth their original bulk, which still ranks, with all qualifications, as one of the masterpieces of English literature.
He would not deign to examine even the masterpieces
of Elephanta, or the mysterious hypogea, concealed south-east from the docks, or those fine remains of Buddhist architecture, the Kanherian grottoes of the island of Salcette.
One would rather write masterpieces
of literature no doubt -- but meanwhile board and tuition fees have to be paid."
They were masterpieces
. They were the least repulsive to the palate and carried the most "kick." And yet, I desired her cocktails only for sociability's sake, to key myself to sociable moods.
Which brings me to You Are a Masterpiece
, produced by the Human Development Resource Council (HDRC).
In probably the greatest musical masterpiece
ever conceived by a 16-year-old, the Mendelssohn Octet, the multinational Falk Quartet was joined by an equally polyglot quartet of postgraduate students from London's Royal Academy of Music.