Reminiscences of Charles West Cope, R. A.

Bentley, 1891 - 396 頁

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第 162 頁 - The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise.
第 146 頁 - But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the same, Tells how a neebor lad cam' o'er the moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother sees the conscious flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flush her cheek ; With heart-struck anxious care, inquires his name, While Jenny hafflins is afraid to speak : Weel pleased the mother hears it's nae wild, worthless rake. Wi...
第 53 頁 - You breathe more freely as you step out into the open air again ; and when the bright sunshine, and the crowded, busy streets next meet your eye, you are ready to ask, is this indeed a representation of...
第 274 頁 - Society ; the translathem, and declared that he was extremely shocked at the tidings which he had received. He afterwards assured the Dutch ambassador that he was moved to his very soul by all he had heard — that he was ready to venture his all for the protection of Protestantism — that in this cause he would swim or perish — and that the example of Ireland was fresh in his memory, where he said 200,000 souls had been inhumanly massacred.1 By the end of June, 1655, collections were on foot...
第 134 頁 - The inclusion of this epistle without any comment is not creditable to the perspicacity of the editor, and on the principle of setting a thief to catch a thief...
第 43 頁 - I went there and asked for it. The young man said he had never even heard of it. I persisted. At length another person found a copy in the warehouse, covered with dirt. Evidently it had not been in great request. I was delighted with it. George Darley used to visit me occasionally and criticise what I painted — I thought then severely ; I do not think so now.
第 367 頁 - ... it is seldom that works are painted or ordered without having a reference to some special technical detail either of subject or of treatment ? — Very seldom indeed. 1800. Do you think that a healthy state of art? — No; but I think that it is owing to a want of employment of a higher order of subject, such as the decoration of churches or other public buildings.
第 122 頁 - ... Street, to look at his collection of rare etchings. He seemed to me to value them more for their rarity than for their merit ; eg, an early impression which was scarce was to him worth much more than the finished production, and on my venturing one evening to say so, he was disconcerted ; and to show me how wrong I was, he made me count, with a magnifier, the number of dots on a sheep's tail ; and the impression with twenty dots he considered much better than that with fifty.
第 236 頁 - in the peers' corridor. To this year also belong two designs from Longman's ' Selections from Moore,' and four for Burns's ' Cotter's Saturday Night.' In 1858 came 'The Stepping Stones,' and in 1859 a picture of ' Cordelia receiving the News of her Father's Ill-treatment,' and the fresco of ' The Parting of Lord and Lady William Russell' in the peers
第 391 頁 - Art sent in, pursuant to the Notices issued by Her Majesty's Commissioners on the Fine Arts, for exhibition in Westminster Hall.