"An archer of long ago (page 139) joins with a little Concert by the 17th-century Ter Borch of Holland (page 485). One can get the idea from the historical art-things which I have mentioned that beauty or art is as wide as reality. There is no reality which is not beautiful in some fashion. This means that before an artist, say, looked at a dried leaf or a rusty spoon to see the beauty there, the dried leaf and rusty spoon were saying something good themselves. Reality is its own praise. Facts are their own gloria in excelsis. "