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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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 19

1867
...character of Washington. Mr. Marshall has painted his portrait of Lincoln lu the spirit of an artist who, " Poring on a face, Divinely through all hindrance...it ; and so paints him that his face, The shape and color of a mind and life, Lives for hie children, ever at Its best And fullest." The engraving now...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 107

1870
...on a face, Divinely through nil hindrance find the maa Behind it, and so paint him th if his f ice, The shape and colour of a mind and life, Lives for his children, ever at its best And fullest." And in the gift of embodiment Holbein is unsurpassed. Perhaps the judgment on his own...
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The poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1830-1863

Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson - History - 1907 - 601 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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The Quarterly Review, Volume 187

1898
...was also Mr. Watts's life-long friend : — ' 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.' Tennyson, we all know, had the greatest admiration for Mr. Watts's work, and it is interesting to hear...
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Program in the History of the Book in American Culture, American Antiquarian Society - 1900
...And all night long his face before her lived, As when a painter, poring on a face, 330 Divinely thro' all hindrance finds the man Behind 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 And fullest ; so the face before...
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Myth and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain : The Legends of ...

Stephanie Barczewski - 2000 - 284 pages
...lying in her bed, she pictures him before her: 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 . . . (11. 330-5) Not until the next day as he is preparing to leave does Lancelot return...
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Idylls of the King

Alfred Lord Tennyson - Fiction - 2008 - 360 pages
...before her lived, As when a painter, poring on a face, Divinely through all hindrance finds the man 199 Behind it, and so paints him that his face, The shape...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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