I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results that are profitable to the human race...The pain which it inflicts upon unconsenting animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification without looking further.
—Mark Twain
The principles and ideals of beauty characteristic of Greek and Roman art, architecture, and literature. Examples of classicism in poetry can be found in the works of John Dryden and Alexander Pope, which are characterized by their formality, simplicity, and emotional restraint.