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[668e] and has caught their exact number and the proper order in which one is placed next another, and their colors and shapes as well,—or whether all these things are wrought in a confused manner. Do you suppose that anyone could possibly decide these points if he were totally ignorant as to what animal was being represented?

How could he?

Well, suppose we should know that the object painted or moulded is a man, and know that art has endowed him with all his proper parts, colors,

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