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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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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1896
...who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered— " Shakspeare," being asked which he esteemed next best, replied — ' ' Hogarth....the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of words.' — Charles Lamb. 302-303. Richard Wilson. Views near Rome. ' I believe that with the name of Richard...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 7

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1898
...who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered ' Shakspeare ' : being a*ked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth.' His graphic representations are indeed books : they hnve the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of "words. Other pictures we look at — his prints...
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National worthies, being a selection from the National portrait gallery

Constable, Archibald, and company - Art - 1899 - 74 pages
...portraits. He published an " Analysis of Beauty," 1753. He died in 1764, and was buried at Chiswick. "His graphic representations are indeed books ; they...meaning of words. Other pictures we look at — his we read." " No man was ever less a hero ; you see him before you, and you fancy what he was — a jovial,...
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Monthly Bulletin of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Volumes 5-6

1900
...and explanations of the plates, by John Nichols. English painter and engraver, 1697-1764. "Hogarth's graphic representations. . .are indeed books; they...teeming fruitful suggestive meaning of words. Other prints we look at, his prints we read." Charles Lamb. KEDDIE, Henrietta, (pseud. Sarah Tytler). Modern...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 55

Humanities - 1901
...gentleman 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 Essay on Hogarth and the notes that were published with the Specimens of Dramatic Poets would have...
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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 ' Shakspeare : ' 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 unvulgarise every...
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the works of charles lamb. vol. iii

william macdonald - 1903
...who being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, — "Shakspeare : " being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, — " Hogarth."...Shakspeare (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's Rakes Progress together. The story, the moral, in both is nearly the same. The wild course of riot...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Miscellaneous prose, 1798-1834

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - Biography & Autobiography - 1903
...who being asked which hook he esteemed most in his library, answered, — "Shakspeare : " being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, — " Hogarth."...sometimes entertained myself with comparing the Timon of Athena of Shakspeare (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's Rake's Progress together. The story,...
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Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1904 - 413 pages
...being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered, 15 — "Shakespeare : " being asked which he esteemed next best, replied, — "Hogarth."...pursuance of this parallel, I have sometimes entertained 20 myself with comparing the Timon of Athens of Shakespeare (which I have just mentioned) and Hogarth's...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 26

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1904
...who, being asked which book he esteemed most in his library, answered ' Shakspeare : " being asked which he esteemed next best, replied ' Hogarth.' His...have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meaning of wordt. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read " The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds...
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