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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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Roundabout Papers: To which is Added The Second Funeral of Napoleon ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1882 - 819 pages
...him, and Jacky was a good boy and had plum-cake, which pervades the whole works of the being asked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth.' His...words. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds into every picture would almost unvulgarize every subject...
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Life, Letters, and Writings, Volume 4

Charles Lamb - 1882
...who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, — " Shakspeare :" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, " Hogarth."...have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of i&ords*. Other pictures we look at, — his prints we read. In pursuance of this parallel, I have sometimes...
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Charles Lamb, Volume 9

Alfred Ainger - 1882 - 182 pages
...Hogarth. This was no subject taken up for the occasion. " His graphic representations," says Lamb, " are indeed books : they have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of words" — and no book was more familiar to him. A set of Hogarth's prints, including the Harlots and Rake's...
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... Roundabout Papers: To which is Added, The Second Funeral of Napolean ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1883 - 819 pages
...which pervades the whole works of the being asked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth.' Hia graphic representations are indeed books : they have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of icords. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds...
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Roundabout Papers: (from the Cornhill Magazine) To which is Added The Second ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1883 - 642 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 graphic representations are indeed bocks : they have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of -words. Other pictures we look at —...
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Poems, Plays and Miscellaneous Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1884 - 408 pages
...who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, — "Shakspere :" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied — "Hogarth."...entertained myself with comparing the Timon of Athens of Shakspere (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's Bale's Progress together. The story, the moral,...
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Roundabout Papers: (From the Cornhill Magazine) To which is Added, The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1884 - 642 pages
...who. being asked which book lie esteemed most in his library, answered Shakspearc ' being asked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth. '...fruitful, suggestive meaning of words. Other pictures we Jci:k at — his prints we read. * * * * " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds into every...
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Essays of Elia: And Other Pieces

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1885 - 288 pages
...who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered,— "Shakspere :" being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, — " Hogarth."...entertained myself with comparing the Timon of Athens of Shakspere (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's Rahe's Progress together. The story, the moral,...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1885
...who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered ' Shakspcare : ' being asked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth.' His...words. Other pictures we look at —his prints we read. . . . " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds into every picture would almost unvulgarise every...
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Lectures on the English humourists of the eighteenth century: Mit ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English wit and humor - 1885
...gentleman, who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered 'Shakespeare': being asked which he esteemed next best, replied 'Hogarth'. His...graphic representations are indeed books : they have teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of words. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read "The...
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