And here again, with the vision of genius, verhaeren approaches Greek feeling.
Different again in this from verhaeren, he is absolute master of his language.
verhaeren was from the very first an eminently religious man.
Let us refuse, verhaeren, to make common cause with this destiny.
Even in those days Maeterlinck contributed to a literary review, and like verhaeren, he studied for the bar.
And, to-night, it was as if verhaeren had written for him and him alone.
In verhaeren these conditions of the threefold work of art are accomplished in full.
Monks are for verhaeren heroic symbols of I mighty periods in the past.
Within the same hour he wrote to verhaeren, Germany's bitterest foe.
And so, thus early in his career, verhaeren is forced away from the picturesque.