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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, WITH A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND FINAL MEMORIALS

SIR THOMAS NOON TALFOURD - 1875
...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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The Works of Charles Lamb: Poetical and Dramatic Tales, Essays and Criticisms

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1876 - 704 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 Rake's Progress together. The story, the moral,...
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Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 1876
...representations are indeed books : they have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of words. Others' pictures we look at, — his prints we read, " In...entertained myself with comparing the ' Timon of Athens ' of Sbakspcre (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's ' Rake's Progress ' together. The story, the...
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Wine and walnuts

William Alexander Clouston - 1876
...perfectly admirable essay upon that extraordinary artist : — " His graphic representations," Lamb says, " are indeed books ; they have the teeming, fruitful,...Other pictures we look at — his prints we read." I would say, not so much — certainly not more — is Hogarth the artist, the penciller of the ludicrous,...
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Poems and Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - Poetry - 1879 - 639 pages
...being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, — " Shakespeare : " being asked which he esteemed next best, replied,—" Hogarth."...entertained myself with comparing the " Timon of Athens " of Shakespeare (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's "Rake's Progress" together. The story, the...
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The Complete Works of Charles Lamb: Containing His Letters, Essays, Poems, Etc

Charles Lamb - 1879 - 656 pages
...being asked which book he esteemed most in bis library, answered, — " Shakspeare : " being asked worthy sensible man at bottom. He wore his hair,...in caricatures of what were termed, in ray young da — bis prints we read. In pursuance of this parallel, I have sometimes entertained myself with comparing...
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The Poetical Works of Churchill, Parnell, and Tickell: With a Life ..., Volume 1

Charles Churchill - 1880
...gentleman who being asked which book ho esteemed most in his library, answered Shakspeare; being asked which he esteemed next best, replied Hogarth. His graphic representations are indeed ROOKS, they have the teeiring fruitful suggestive meaning of vxn'ds. Other pictures we look at —...
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The Works of Charles Lamb, Volume 3

Charles Lamb - English essays - 1881
...being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, — " Shakspeare : " being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, " Hogarth."...read. In pursuance of this parallel, I have sometimes en tertained myself with comparing the Timon of Athens of Shakspeare (which I have just mentioned)...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered ' Shakespeare '; being asked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth.' His...Other pictures we look at — his prints we read. . . . " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds into every picture would almost unvulgarize every...
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Complete Works, Volume 8

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...Jacky was a good boy and had plum-cake, which pervades the whole works of the being asked which ho esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth.' His graphic...suggestive meaning of words. Other pictures we look at — bU prints we read " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds into every picture would almost...
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