work he was printing would be good for nothing but waste paper, might not be realised. The work appeared about the end of December 18|8 with 1819 on the title-page. Schopenhauer had meanwhile proceeded in September to Italy, where lie revised the final proofs. High art. So far as the reception of the work was concerned, Goethe " had received it with great joy and began instantly to read it. An Wallace, Life, p. 108.