... and more reconciled. I ventured to rally him — finding him in a better mood —
upon a representation of the Artist Evangelist, which the old man, whose affairs
were beginning to flourish, had caused to be set up in POOR RELATIONS. 17.
Had the artist made the woman one shade less indifferent to the God; still more,
had she expressed a rapture at his advent, where would have been the story of
the mighty desolation of the heart previous ? merged in the insipid accident of a ...
... the first-sight view, the superficial. An artist of a higher grade, considering the
awful presence they were in, would have taken care to subtract something from
the expression of the more human passion, arid to heighten the more spiritual
The paintings, or rather the stupendous architectural designs, of a modern artist,
have been urged as objections to the theory of our motto. They are of a character,
we confess, to stagger it. His towered structures are of the highest order of the ...
The artist that pictures Quixote (and it is in this degrading point that he is every
season held up at our Exhibitions) in the shallow hope of exciting mirth, would
have joined the rabble at the heels of his starved steed. We wish not to see ...
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Oh, my, these are hilarious! A collection of essays by Lamb's imaginary friend, an eclectic, off-beat and highly opinionated persona. The preface, bemoaning the death of the imaginary friend while ... Read full review