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" There were seen, side by side, the greatest painter and the greatest scholar of the age. The spectacle had allured Reynolds from that easel which has preserved to us the thoughtful foreheads of so many writers and statesmen, and the sweet smiles of so... "
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by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1886 - 183 pages
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...of Africa. There were seen, side by side, the greatest painter and the greatest scholar of the age. The spectacle had allured Reynolds from that easel...noble matrons. It had induced Parr to suspend his labours in that dark and profound mine from which he had extracted a vast treasure of erudition—...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1847 - 456 pages
...of Africa. There were seen, side by side, the greatest painter and the greatest scholar of the age. The spectacle had allured Reynolds from that easel...noble matrons. It had induced Parr to suspend his labours in that dark and profound mine from which he had extracted a vast treasure of erudition, a...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...spectacle had allured Reynolds from that easel which had preserved to us the thoughtful foreheads of s-.> many writers and statesmen, and the sweet smiles of...many noble matrons It had induced Parr to suspend his labours in that dark and profound mine * Critical and MisceUaneo/ui Essays, iii. 206, 206. 338 Mac...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...of Africa. There were seen, side by side, the greatest painter and the greatest scholar of the age. The spectacle had allured Reynolds from that easel which has preserved to as the thoughtful foreheads of so many writers and statesmen, and the sweet smiles of so many noble...
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Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Illustrating the Arms, Arts, and ..., Volume 3

James Dennistoun - 1851
...its force has shown. " ADDISON. " That easel which has preserved to us the thoughtful countenances of so many writers and statesmen, and the sweet smiles of so many noble matrons." MACAULAY. IT would occupy a full chapter were we to trace the history of what Julius II. meant to have...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...oppressor of Africa. There were seen side by side the greatest painter and the greatest scholar of the age. The spectacle had allured Reynolds from that easel...noble matrons. It had induced Parr to suspend his labours in that dark and profound mine from which he. had extracted a vast treasure of erudition, a...
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A First Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1861 - 552 pages
...of Africa. There were seen, side by side, the greatest scholar and the greatest painter of the age. The spectacle had allured Reynolds from that easel...sweet smiles of so many noble matrons. It had induced Parrf to suspend his labors in that dark and profound mine from which he had extracted a vast treasure...
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Introduction to the art of reading

J C. Graham - 1861
...greatest painter) and the greatest scholar of the age. The spectacle had allured Reynolds from the easel which has preserved to us the thoughtful foreheads...noble matrons. It had induced Parr to suspend his labours in that dark and profound mine from which he had extracted a vast treasure of erudition : a...
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THE NEW AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA: A Popular Dictionary OF GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

1862
...1779, the other sizes being in proportion. Of his portraits, which, as Macaulay has observed, " have preserved to us the thoughtful foreheads of so many...statesmen, and the sweet smiles of so many noble matrons," the number is very considerable, and the technical merits, especially with respect to color and cHiaroscuro,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 14

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1862
...being in proportion. Of his portraits, which, as Mncaulay has observed, " have preserved to us tho thoughtful foreheads of so many writers and statesmen, and the sweet smiles of so many noble matrons," the number is very considerable, and tho technical merits, especially with respect to color and chiaroscuro,...
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