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" Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty splendour and to airy fiction, that art which is now employed in diffusing friendship, in reviving tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead.... "
The British Essayists: The Idler - Página 128
de Alexander Chalmers - 1802
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786 - 552 páginas
...from the it is in painting as in life; what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty...absent, and continuing the presence of the dead.' The Idler, No. 45. ' Southey wrote thirty years later:—'I find daily more and more reason to wonder...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 442 páginas
...friendfhip, in reviving tendernefs, in quickening the affections of the abfent, and continuing the prefence of the dead. Yet in a nation great and opulent there is room, and ought to be patronage, for an art like that of painting through all its diverfities ; and it is to be wifhed,...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787 - 528 páginas
...tendernefs, in quickening the affrétions of the abfent, and continuing the prefence of the dead 1 . Yet in a nation great and opulent there is room, and ought to be patronage, for an art like that of painting through all it's diverfitiesj and it is to be wirned,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The idler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 432 páginas
...friend/hip, in reviving tendernefs, in quickening the affections of the abfent, and continuing the prefence of the dead. Yet in a nation great and opulent there is room, and ought to be patronage, for an art like that of painting through all its diverfities ; and ir is to be wifhed,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volumen 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 páginas
...subject. But it is in painting as in life; what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty...absent, and continuing the presence of the dead.' It is recorded in Johnson's Works, (1787) xj. 208, that 'Johnson, talking with some persons about '...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volumen 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 páginas
...subject. But it is in painting as in life; what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty...absent, and continuing the presence of the dead.' It is recorded in Johnson's Works, (1787) xi. 208, that 'Johnson, talking with some persons about '...
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Select British Classics, Volumen 9

1803 - 196 páginas
...subject. But it is in painting as in life; what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty...nation great and opulent there is room, and ought to be patronage, for an art like that of painting through all its diversities ; and it is to be wished,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen 38

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1828 - 638 páginas
...subject. But it is in painting as in life: what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty...absent, and continuing the presence of the dead,'* Dr. Johnson says nothing as to our alleged indifference for ' landscape ' and ' nature ;' these, indeed,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volumen 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 386 páginas
...subject. But it is in painting as in life ; what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty...nation great and opulent there is room, and ought to be patronage, for an art like that of painting through all its diversities; and it is to be wished,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 484 páginas
...subject. But it is in painting as in life; what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to heroes and to goddesses, to empty...nation great and opulent there is room, and ought to be patronage, for an art like that of painting through all its diversities ; and it is to be wished,...
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