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    The sole aim of this magazine is to gain sympathy with its

    Intelligent ostracism meets one at every door for any view whatso-
ever, from choice of subject to choice of frame. If our entrance is not
through an orthodox channel, it is not, therefore, entirely our fault; we
are out of date in our belief that the artist’s conscientiousness cannot
be controlled by the paying public, and just as far as this notion is
prevalent we hope we shall be pardoned our seeming aggressiveness.


MLA citation:

[Ricketts, Charles]. Apology. The Dial, vol. 1 1889, p. 36. Dial Digital Edition, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, 2018-2020. Yellow Nineties 2.0, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2019.