It thrills my heart With tender gladness, thud to look at thee, And think that tough shalt learn far other lore And in far other scenes!
It was written between and and it is about an old sailor who stops people to tell them his story as if compelled by an external necessity or duty. Nature is organic, and therefore, the highest beauty is forever vegetative; and the same is true for morality and love.
Unsurprisingly, it is through poetry that the familial-like bonds, required for the ideal state, should be developed over and above the unit of the biological family. These poets hold a special place in my personal education and artistic development.
The Primacy of the Aesthetic One common concern strikingly unifies otherwise different romantic contributions. Burns was a great admirer of the egalitarian ethos behind the French Revolution. It allows us to sense nature, or the outside world, like a human being. Through the lens of modern science, nature was regarded as an inanimate, mechanistic domain of dead and meaningless matter that is composed of separate atoms and thoroughly determined by efficient causality.