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immense and lamentable gap, and to recover the trad tion's broken thread. Rossetti and his group, for whor Blake in his turn was a prophet, make another splendi effort to take up the interrupted story and bring bac imagination to the arts of their country. But it i always a difficult fight; strife absorbs energy that shoul flow into creation. For this is the disabling circum stance: the arts have been divorced from the imaginativ life. It is not that gift has been lacking. Any one wh studies English painting in the 19th century must b struck by the abundance of fine talent-sensitive ey and dexterous hand-put to the service of an almos inconceivable triviality. The imaginative life of the century is scarcely hinted at; it is as if it did not exist We must accuse the patron more than the artist.
Broken, obscured, beset by fatality and all kinds o untimeliness, the English tradition in the arts has been But the capacity for expression in the arts has neve died out. To recall and revive works of beauty made by our countrymen; to make known what fine tradition have been interrupted and neglected; to correct the preva lent ignorance and incredulity; this is the honourabl task which the Walpole Society has undertaken. It i relevant also to the art of our own time. For the artis by instinct looks both before and after; he needs th support of previous achievement in working for th future, and he needs the faith of his countrymen i the national genius.
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Bradford, William, History of Ply- Condorcet, Marquis de, 'Sketch a
mouth Plantation,' 260, 267.
Brown, A. R., on three tribes of
Buckle, George Earle, 'The Life of
Buckmaster, Sir Stanley, Director of
Bülow, Prince, work on German
Burne-Jones, Sir Edward, character
Historical Picture of the Progr
Consumers' Council, 298.
Cook, Sir Edward, 'The Press
Corbett, Sir Julian S., 'History
Cripple Children, Schools for, 158.
Czernin, Count Ottokar, 'In
'Danubian Federation,' 216-218.
Devonport, Lord, Food Controlle
Dicey, A. V., England in 1848,' 221
Diptera pupipara, 89.
Documents Relating to the Armis-
Fast, Near and Middle, Present
Educational system of the Labour
'Emden,' exploits, 121, 124, 129.
England in 1848, 221-242.
Ernle, Lord, 'The "Golden Ass" of
Esher, Viscount, 'Lord Beacons-
'European Policy, 1897–1914,' 312.
Germany, The Present State of
Germany, military operations, 358-
Gladstone, W. E., policy, 6, 13-re-
'Golden Ass' of Apuleius, 41-55.
Greece, position in Asia Minor, 436.
Greg, W. R., 'Essays on Political
Hakewell, George, on the merits of
Harrison, Dr Jane, 'Homo sum,' 80.
Hejaz, revolt, 417.
Hekler, Dr A., 'Greek and Roman
Helfferich, Karl, Vom Kriegsaus-
'Heliolithic doctrine,' 172.
Hideyoshi, the hero of Japanese
Hindenburg, General, Chief of the
Hogarth, Commander D. G., 'Pre-
Hogi, Oshikawa, member of the
Holland, Separatists, 268.
Hose, Charles, and William McDougal,
Husein, King of Hejas, criticism on
Idea of Progress, 100-118.
Indian Army, organisation, 245.
'International,' founded, 335.
Italy, entry into the war, 358, 362-
Kuhl, General H. von, 'The Germ
Kut disaster, 416.
Labour Party, The, and its Poli
Labour Representative Committ
Laissez-faire, the term, 230 et seq.
Lemurs, parasites of the, 94, 98.
Lubbock, Percy, 'The Letters
Henry James,' edited by, 188.
Luther, Martin, On the Freedom