On reflection, moral judgment in the arts appears rather as a tribute to their power to influence emotion and possibly conduct. And reflecting further on what some critics do today, one sees that a good many have merely shifted the ground of their moralism, transferring their impulse of righteousness to politics and social issues.
When they talked of their Raphaels,Correggios, and stuff, He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff.Oliver Goldsmith
Baedeker is astonishingly enduring; travellers can use nineteenth-century editions with confidence, providing they take some elementary precautions. Many hotels will long since have disappeared, and the prices will be somewhat different, but if Baedeker says'On leaving the tunnel, the best view is on the right', it probably still is, unless somebody has shifted the mountain, and his descriptions of sceneryand where to go to see it at its best are still valid, as ispracticallyall of his potted history.(Henry) Bernard Levin
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulder.George Bernard Shaw
I became an actor because it was the only thing I could do. I didn't have any friends, I didn't fit in. But when I started acting everything in my life shifted and I felt happy.gillian anderson
The effort only shifted me from the frying-pan into the fire.lucian
Our need for innovation has shifted power closer to the source of that power—Us. We are the future.Max Mckeown. 'Preface', The Truth About Innovation, (2008)
It blew me wide open. It shifted me up into what I call the inter-dimensional mind.james gilliland
The center has shifted in our politics. I'm really at the center. And all the other candidates are to the right of me.dennis kucinich
Liberals have shifted government into a position of being neutral between right and wrong. By concentrating power in government institutions, liberals chisel at the three pillars of society: the family unit, work ethic and faith. That's not good for America.james g. watt
Our need for innovation has shifted power closer to the source of that power Us. We are the future.Max Mckeown. 'Preface', The Truth About Innovation, (2008)
Misfortune befell the city with the conquest of the Deccan by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1687. The headquarters of the Deccan then shifted to Aurangabad under the Mughal rule. In 1763, the Nizam shifted the headquarters to Hyderabad and again the city flourished.Press Reporter’s Guild, Hyderabad p.11
...when India became independent in 1947, Shimla was one of the most important hill stations of the world. After the partition of India in 1947, many of the Punjab Government offices from Lahore in Pakistan were shifted to Shimla. In 1966, with the re-organization of territory into Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, Shimla became the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Since then, Shimla has flourished, as capital of the state and has continued to be an important tourist resort of India and the world.Planning Department, in "District Human Development Report Shimla}, p.9
Central Europe is a dynamic historical concept, not a static spatial one; therefore its frontiers have shifted throughout the ages.Johnson, Lonnie (1996). Central Europe: enemies, neighbors, friends. Oxford University Press US.
When they talk'd of their Raphaels, Correggios, and stuff, He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff.Oliver Goldsmith
The effort only shifted me from the frying-pan into the fire."Menippus, a Necromantic Experiment", sect. 4; vol. 1, p. 158.
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