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A Victim Of Circumstances

George Gissing

Published June 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781419104022
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48 pages
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In one sense Hilda Castledine did not underestimate her work- for the last year she had been conscious of great improvements, and at times it disappointed her that Horace seemed not to recognise this advance. She had explained his indifference byMoreIn one sense Hilda Castledine did not underestimate her work- for the last year she had been conscious of great improvements, and at times it disappointed her that Horace seemed not to recognise this advance. She had explained his indifference by humbly admitting to herself that after all she remained an amateur -- the kind of is person especially distasteful to artists of strong individuality. But this excuse was no longer valid- her work had a market value, and that owing to no sensational qualities, to no passing fancy of the public, but in virtue of simple merits which make their claim felt wherever men are capable of recognising true art.