The Secrets of Effortless Style

It seems plain that this natural desire, this “genius” committed by nature to pursue as its proper good whatever is most pleasing, is basically identifiable with ingenium………….

 

reference

W. Wetherbee, Platonisim and Poetry in the Twelfth Century: The Literary Influence of the School of Chartres

ingenium = innate/ natural quality or nature

 

 

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