. . . enthusiast, or keyed in a lower pitch of the marvelous scale of human temperament.
Who would not invite the good genius that could relieve us from the ennui of commonplace and every-day by touching these with such enchantment that we should seem to ourselves " surrounded by beauty and wonder " ?
Is it of more service to see dust-motes in a sunbeam as dust-motes merely,
or to see in those shifting atoms what the youthful poet in the lecture-room beheld -- ambassadors to spirit his fancy away to Onberon and fairyland?
- The Century, Illustrated Monthly Magazine (November 1895)