most exquisite things in nature and in art are those cwhich possess
  an Indefinable quality called style.  The piece of ltWerature, the
ftedural 'work, the beautiful cwoman, the flower 'wanting in this last
jejess grace are alike unfortunate. For in order to gain recognition and
wiatlon in a highly c12ilized age, distinction, that is to say:# separa-
ýVfrom one's kind is necessary.   But this distinction must be natural
herent: never sought after, assumed, or forced.   In the case of
   created by the artist, style must be a part of the 'very conception;
unot something consciously added in the mechanical execulion.
                   lThe masters of style, the chiefs of the great
Smwrought in obedience to impulse, because they 'were forced from
hn; because the thing seen in their mentala vision cried out to be born,
#come materialized. The lintel, the column, the arch 'were not in-
ted Into the building art by deliberate seectlon, by critics and
.d experimentalists.  The structural element 'was seized by the
and fell into place beneath his powerfultgrasp : the result represent-
00tat we recognize now as Greek, or Roman, or mediaeval. Nor did
' great Italians, Raphael and Michelangelo, stri2e after their dis-
'6 16Wgtraits.   The harmonic composition of the one, the infinite
,!'Varlety of the other 'were spontaneous, constant forces 'which needed
" be fed or fostered by their possessors, of 'which they 'were a vital
6itIng 'with them, and passing a'way at the death of the masters,
  'Again to be repeated.
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Indiidual, or class of individuals. Outside of these limits,
and unjustifiable assumption. We feel this statement to be
Pe pause to analyse the impressions that often fall-like discords
ses, as 'we go upon our 'ways of 'work or pleasure.  For ex-
Wreenth century French castle architecture Is "sui generis."
trable In Its 'way. It lends itself to the nature in the midst of
£ created; rising from the landscape of the river Loire as a
response to the appeal of the sky, the 'water, the hills and the
thber than this, it represents the time of its brthb. Its splendor
.ts brilliancy of execution, its imaginati've, luxuriant, gracefu
call the artistic, Francis First 'who passed