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" 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
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 pages
...who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered — " Shakspeare :" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied — " Hogarth."...myself with comparing the Timon of Athens of Shakspeare " Oh that I were a mockery king of snow, To melt before the sun of Bolingbroke," if we have been going...
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Handbook to the Public Galleries of Art in and Near London: With ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Art museums - 1842
...who, being asked which book he esteemed the best in his library, answered ' Shakspeare ;. being asked which he esteemed next best, replied 'Hogarth.. His...meaning of words. Other pictures we look at, — his we read." ALLAN CUNNINGHAM. — " The character of William Hogarth as a man is to be sought for in...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill, Volume 1

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1844 - 355 pages
...gentleman who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered Shakespeare ; being asked which he esteemed next best, replied Hogarth. His...they have the teeming fruitful suggestive meaning of wards. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read." An ingenious foreigner, M. Bartsch arrives...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 15

1847
...Hogarth's genius, by Lamb, in his incomparable essay, that his graphic representations are books, and have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of...Other pictures we look at — his prints we read." Mr. Cruikshank aspires to the same kind of praise ; and no trifling share of it may be conceded to...
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Handbook to the Public Galleries of Art in and Near London: With Critical ...

Art museums - 1845 - 628 pages
...who, being asked which book be esteemed the best in his library, answered ' Shakspeare ;' being asked which he esteemed next best, replied 'Hogarth.' His...meaning of words. Other pictures we look at, — his we read." ALLAN CUNNINGHAM. — " The character of William Hogarth as a man is to be sought for in...
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Pilgrimages to English shrines, with notes and illustr. by F.W. Fairholt

Anna Maria Hall - 1850
...and fixed him almost alone in his glory. As a painter of life in all its phases, he is unrivalled ; ' his graphic representations are indeed books : they...Other pictures we look at — his prints we read.' Such is the testimony of Lamb ; but it may be objected, he was a literary man, not an artist. The testimony...
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The works of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - Literary Collections - 1851 - 409 pages
...who, being nsked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered — " Shakspeare :" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied — " Hogarth."...Other pictures we look at — his prints we read. In pursuances of this parallel, I have sometimes entertained myself with comparing the Timon of Athens...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...answered, 'Shakspere:' being asked whieh he esteemed the next best, replied, ' Hogarth.' His graphie representations are indeed books : they have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of words. Others' pietures we look at, — his prints we read. " In pursuanee of this parallel, l have sometimes...
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The Works of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1852 - 648 pages
...being asked which 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....
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The English humourists of the eighteenth century: a series of lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 297 pages
...who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, ' Shakspeare :' being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, ' Hogarth.'...words. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds into every picture would almost unvulgarise every subject...
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