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" Sir Joshua Reynolds was, on very many accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and... "
The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year - Page 225
1799
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The Living Age ..., Volume 88

1866
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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Memoirs of the Life of John Constable, Esq., R.A.: Composed Chiefly of His ...

Charles Robert Leslie - Illustrated books - 1845 - 363 pages
...appeared, and thought and ftudied for themfelves. Burke has faid that Reynolds ' was the firft Englifhman who added the praife of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country.' But he forgot that Hogarth was born twenty-f1x years before Sir Jofhua, and had publifhed his engravings...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

Henry Mead - 1845
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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A Book for a Rainy Day: Or, Recollections of the Events of the Last Sixty ...

John Thomas Smith - Great Britain - 1845 - 311 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 17

Child rearing - 1846
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste — in grace — in facility — in happy invention — and in the richness and harmony of colouring,...
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The Book of Good Examples Drawn from Authentic History and Biography ...

John Frost - Conduct of life - 1846 - 288 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time : — he was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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The South Devon literary chronicle

1847
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in falcility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: ... to which is ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Henry William Beechey, Thomas Gray, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy, William Mason - Aesthetics, Modern - 1852
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of coloring, he was...
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