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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 English humourists

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1905
...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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Classified Catalogue of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh ...

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Catalogs, Classified (Dewey decimal) - 1905
...genius and productions of Hogarth, p.3-1i, and explanations of the plates, by John Nichols. "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's Genius of Hogarth. IRELAND, John, d.18o8, &...
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Words about Pictures: The Narrative Art of Children's Picture Books

Perry Nodelman - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 318 pages
...they suggest. Charles Lamb emphasized the linguistic nature of this sort of reading when he said of Hogarth, "His graphic representations are indeed books: they have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meanings of words. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read" (449). Raymond Lister's descriptions...
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Words about Pictures: The Narrative Art of Children's Picture Books

Perry Nodelman - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 318 pages
...they suggest. Charles Lamb emphasized the linguistic nature of this sort of reading when he said of Hogarth, "His graphic representations are indeed books: they have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive meanings of words. Other pictures we look at — his prints we read" (449). Raymond Lister's descriptions...
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Encounters & Reflections: Art in the Historical Present

Arthur C. Danto - Art - 1997 - 355 pages
...agendas on the transformative powers of art. Writing of the engravings of Hogarth, Lamb described them as books: "They have the teeming, fruitful, suggestive...meaning of words. Other pictures we look at — his we read." Something of the same is true of Goya's prints; of the Caprichos; of Los Desastres de la...
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"Ist denn Vergnügen der Sinne gar nichts?": Sinnlichkeit in den Schriften ...

Ulrike Freiling - 2002 - 332 pages
...Charakteristikum seiner Kupferstiche der außergewöhnlich hohe Grad ihrer >Lesbarkeit< , so Charles Lamb: »His graphic representations are indeed books: they...meaning of words. Other pictures we look at, - his pictures we read.«96 Der Vergleich der Kupferstiche mit Büchern impliziert, daß Hogarths Bildern...
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Rethinking the Novel/Film Debate

Kamilla Elliott - Performing Arts - 2003 - 302 pages
...the analogy to emphasize the verbal rather than the performative elements of theater: "[Hogarth's] graphic representations are indeed books: they have...words. Other pictures we look at, - his prints we read."27 From here, one can trace an analogical hopscotch between verbal to visual arts all the way...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - Literary Collections - 2007 - 283 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...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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Our Own Fireside

REV. CHARLES BULLOCK - 1871
...applicable to his time, and then, not only wholesome and admissible, but greatly needed. Lamb says : " His graphic representations are indeed books; they...Other pictures we look at, — his prints we read." In illustration of this remark we would instance the marriage scene in " The Rake's Progress" series,...
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