|C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the Worlds Best Literature.|
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.
|Extracts from Amiels Journal|
Results of Equality
|By Henri Frédéric Amiel (18211881)|
Translation of Mary Augusta Ward
|APRIL 12TH, 1858.The era of equality means the triumph of mediocrity. It is disappointing, but inevitable; for it is one of times revenges
. Art no doubt will lose, but justice will gain. Is not universal leveling down the law of nature?
The world is striving with all its force for the destruction of what it has itself brought forth!|| 1|