Quotes 1 till 3 of 3.
Irish writer 1854-19000
Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose. The nineteenth century, as we know it, is largely an invention of Balzac.
Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.
Francis H. Bradley
British Philosopher 1846-19240
We say that a girl with her doll anticipates the mother. It is more true, perhaps, that most mothers are still but children with playthings.