William Hogarth

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K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1898 - 338 pages
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Page 244 - And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Page 142 - Farewell, great painter of mankind ! Who reach'd the noblest point of art, Whose pictured morals charm the mind, And through the eye correct the heart. If Genius fire thee, reader, stay, If nature touch thee, drop a tear, If neither move thee — turn away — For Hogarth's honour'd dust lies here.
Page 37 - Except when there may rise unsought Haply at times a passing thought Of the old days which seem to be Much older than any history That is written in any book; When she would lie in fields and look Along the ground through the blown grass, And wonder where the city was, Far out of sight, whose broil and bale They told her then for a child's tale.
Page 48 - Hogarth ! * Thou, I hear, a pleasant rogue art. Were but you and I acquainted, Every monster should be painted : You should try your graving tools On this odious group of fools ; Draw the beasts as I describe them...
Page 180 - Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth, from Pictures, Drawings, and Scarce Prints ' in the Possession of Samuel Ireland, Author of this work, etc.
Page 154 - Mr. Hogarth's dutiful respects to Lord . Finding that he does not mean to have the picture which was drawn for him, is informed again of Mr.
Page 182 - The Works of William Hogarth, (including the ' Analysis of Beauty ',') elucidated by Descriptions, Critical, Moral, and Historical ; {founded on the most approved Authorities^) To which is prefixed some Account of his Life. By Thomas Clerk. In Two Volumes [each having an engraved title page, — " The Works of Wm. Hogarth,
Page 54 - He who should call the Ingenious Hogarth a Burlesque Painter, would, in my Opinion, do him very little Honour: for sure it is much easier, much less the Subject of Admiration, to paint a Man with a Nose, or any other Feature of a preposterous Size, or to expose him in some absurd or monstrous Attitude, than to express the Affections of 253 Men on Canvas.
Page 172 - Hogarth's praise. But if athwart thee Interruption came, And mention'd with respect some ancient's name, Some ancient's name who, in the days of yore, The crown of Art with greatest honour wore, How have I seen thy coward cheek turn pale, And blank confusion seize thy mangled tale!
Page 94 - In short, he displayed such a power of eloquence, that Hogarth looked at him with astonishment, and actually imagined that this idiot had been at the moment inspired.

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