Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 130 on I was pleased with the reply of a gentleman, who being asked which book he esteemed....
" I was pleased with the reply of a gentleman, who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, — "Shakspeare": being asked which he esteemed next best, replied — "Hogarth. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 140
1819
Full view - About this book

The Reflector: A Quarterly Magazine, on Subjects of Philosophy, Politics ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1811 - 503 pages
...answered, — " Shakspeare :" being asked which . he esteemed next best, replied,' — " Hogarth." " Hogarth." His graphic representations are indeed books:...have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of icords. Other pictures we look at, — his prints we rx'ad. In pursuance of this parallel, f have sometimrs...
Full view - About this book

The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 76

English literature - 1814
...being asked whicli book he esteemed most in his library, answered, — " Shakspeare :" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, — " Hogarth."...have sometimes entertained myself with comparing the Timón of Athens of Shakspeare (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's Rake's Progress together....
Full view - About this book

The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

1815
...gentleman, who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered " Shakgpeare :" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, " Hogarth."...pursuance of this parallel, I have sometimes entertained mj'self with comparing the Timon of Athens of Shakspeare (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's...
Full view - About this book

The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1815
...being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered " Sbakspeare :" being asked vrhich he esteemed next best, replied, " Hogarth." His graphic...fruitful, suggestive meaning of words. Other pictures v,Te look al — bis prinls we read. In pursuance of this parallel, I have sometimes entertained myself...
Full view - About this book

Takings; or, The life of a collegian, a poem [by T. Gaspey] illustr. by 26 ...

Thomas Gaspey - 1821
...gentleman, who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered ' Shakspeare :' being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, * Hogarth/ His...Other pictures we look at — his prints we read." It is impossible not to kindle at the warmth of the writer of this essay, whatever difference of opinion...
Full view - About this book

The Union of Architecture, Sculpture, and Painting: Exemplified by a Series ...

John Britton - Architecture, Domestic - 1827 - 60 pages
..." who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, " Shakspeare;" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, " Hogarth."...the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of words." The eight pictures of the Rake's Progress detail a clear, full, and forcible history of the eventful...
Full view - About this book

Anecdotes of William Hogarth: Written by Himself

William Hogarth - Art - 1833 - 416 pages
...gentleman, who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered ' Shakspeare' : being asked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth." His...Other pictures we look at — his prints we read." Mr. George Steevens, one of the earliest and ablest commentators on Hogarth, judiciously remarks :...
Full view - About this book

The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 3

1834
...with Mr. Charles Lamb, the author who has written best upon the works of this great satirist, that " his graphic representations are indeed books : they...have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of word*. Other pictures we look at, — his prints we read." • For obvious reasons, the selection we...
Full view - About this book

Rosamund Gray:: Recollections of Christ's hospital, etc. etc

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 356 pages
...who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered,—" Shakspeare:" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied,—" Hogarth."...suggestive meaning of words. Other pictures we look at,—his prints we read. In pursuance of this parallel, I have sometimes entertained myself with comparing...
Full view - About this book

The Prose Works of Charles Lamb, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1836
...library, answered, — " Shakspeare: " being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, — " Hogai-th." His graphic representations are indeed books : they...Shakspeare (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's Rakes Progress together. The story, the moral, in both is nearly the same. The wild course of riot...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF