the part of the soul that in the former case, in our own
Isoc.Panegyr. 168 for a different application. was
forcibly restrained, and that has hungered for tears and a good cryThis contains a hint of one possible meaning
of the Aristotelian doctrine of KA/QARSIS, Poet.
1449 b 27-28. Cf.KOUFI/ZESQAI MEQ' H(DONH=SPol.
1342 a 14, and my review of Finsler,
“Platon u. d. Aristot. Poetik,”Class.
Phil. iii. p. 462. But the tone of the Platonic passage is more
like that of Ruskin, Sesame and Lilies:“And the
human nature of us imperatively requiring awe and sorrow of some kind,
for the noble grief we should have borne with our fellows, and the pure