[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]
A supreme workman will never break by one note or one syllable or one stroke of the brush the living and inward law of the work he is producing. But he will break without scruple any number of those superficial regularities and orthodoxies which little, unimaginative critics mistake for its laws.
Posted by Jonathan Schindler on 08.17.2010
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