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" As when a painter, poring on a face, Divinely thro' all hindrance finds the man Behind it, and so paints him that his face, The shape and colour of a mind and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best And fullest... "
The History of the Life of Albrecht Dürer of Nürnberg: With a Translation of ... - Page 227
by Mrs. Charles Heaton - 1870 - 340 pages
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 50

1861
...cis-atlantic laureate expresses in idyllic verse — As when a painter, poring on a face, Divinely thro' all hindrance finds the man Behind it, and so paints...and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best And fullest.f Identical in critical significance, almost in the very words, is what a robust laureate,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 109

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...meditations pored over Lancelot's face, clearly exhibits Mr. Tennyson's idea of art : " As when a painter, poring on a face, Divinely through all hindrance finds...and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best." Among these beauties must be mentioned the three lyrics in the three first idylls — lyrics written,...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 36

India - 1861
...which his labours in this direction have, of late years, generally commanded. For, As when a painter poring on a face Divinely, through all hindrance,...and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best And fullest — Even so will noble men and deeds ' speak in the silence,' and haunt the memory of any...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...meditations pored over Lancelot's face, clearly exhibits Mr. Tennyson's idea of art : " As when a painter, poring on a face, Divinely through all hindrance finds...it, and so paints him that his face, The shape and color of a mind and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best." Among these beauties must be mentioned...
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The Living Age, Volume 107

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1870
...a face, Divinely through all hindrance find the nun Behind it, and so paiut him that his fivce, Tbe shape and colour of a mind and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best And fullest." And in tbe gift of embodiment Holbein is unsurpassed. Perhaps the judgment on his own...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1881
...AELL Shirencwton Hall, near Chepatow. AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED. — " Л painter poring on a fnce Divinely, through all hindrance, finds the man Behind it, and so paints him that his face Lives for hie children ever at its best And fullest." E. WAIFOBD. " Dear to the Lowland reaper, And...
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The New Rugbeian

1859
...are exquisite : here is one, which reminds one forcibly of Vandyke's Charles I. " As when a painter poring on a face Divinely through all hindrance finds...his face, The shape and colour of a mind and life, Live for his children, ever at its best And fullest, so the face before her lived." • Here is another...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 60

Literary Criticism - 1859
...floods And all night long his face before her lived, As when a painter, poring on a face, Divinely thro' all hindrance finds the man Behind it, and so paints...and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best And fullest ; so the face before her lived, Dark- splendid, speaking in the silence, full Of noble...
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Idylls of the King

Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson - Literary Criticism - 1859 - 261 pages
...her. And all night long his face before her lived, As when a painter, poring on a face, Divinely thro' all hindrance finds the man Behind it, and so paints...and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best And fullest ; so the face before her lived, Dark-splendid, speaking in the silence, full Of noble things,...
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