Liber Fluviorum: Or, River Scenery of France

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H.G. Bohn, 1857 - Engraving - 337 pages
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Added title page, engraved, with title: The rivers of France, and with date 1853.

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Page li - Act. in as full and ample a manner to all intents and purposes as if the same privileges and protections were repeated and re-enacted in this Act.
Page lv - Signed, sealed, published, declared, and delivered, by the said Samuel Johnson, as, and for a Codicil to his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who, in his presence, and at his request, and also in the presence of each other, have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses. •JOHN COPLEY.
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Page xliii - Fire, exhibited at the Royal Academy in the following May, witnessed the force with which the scene was impressed upon him. In like manner, the Burning of the Houses of Parliament forty years afterwards was an event that could not escape the pencil of Turner. He repaired to the spot to make sketches of the fire at different points, and produced two pictures, one for the Academy, and another for the British Institution. Here was a glowing subject for his palette.
Page 254 - Vous toutes qu'à ses jeux le bal riant convie, Pensez à l'Espagnole éteinte sans retour, Jeunes filles! Joyeuse, et d'une main ravie, Elle allait moissonnant les roses de la vie, Beauté, plaisir, jeunesse, amour! La pauvre enfant, de fête en fête promenée, De ce bouquet charmant arrangeait les couleurs : Mais qu'elle a passé vite, hélas! l'infortunée! Ainsi...
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Page xliii - But upon retiring, and catching its magical effects, he added, " Painting ! God bless me ! So it is !" The picture of " Hail, Rain, and Speed," with its wonderful interpretation of a night railway train, produced at a still later period of Turner's life, was another instance in which the great artist's attention had been caught by the hissing, and puffing, and glowing fire of the locomotive.

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