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" In good earnest the very frame was worth the money, there being nothing in nature so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong; in the piece were more than 100 figures of men, &c. "
Sir Christopher Wren - Page 136
by Lena Milman - 1908 - 367 pages
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1834 - 588 pages
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece. On demanding his price, he said, an hundred pounds. In good earnest, the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature nothing во tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...but a beginner, but would not be sorry to sell off that piece ; on demanding the price, he said £lOO In good earnest the very frame was worth the money, there being nothinz in nature so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

------ Clarke - Great Britain - 1834
...hundred pounds. In good earnest, the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature nothing so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong : in the piece were more than an hundred figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece ; on demanding his price, he said an hundred pounds. In good earnest, the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature nothing so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was...
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The year book of daily recreation and information: concerning remarkable men ...

William Hone - Reference - 1841
...but a beginner, but would not be sorry to sell off that piece ; on demanding the price, he said £100 In good earnest the very frame was worth the money,...as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong ; in the piece was more than 100 figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise musical,...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 19

Families - 1846
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece : on demanding his price, he said, a hundred pounds. In good earnest, the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature nothing so tender and delioate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was...
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Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the principal artists ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1849
...yct a beginner, but would not be sorry to sell off that piece ; on demanding his price, he said 1007. In good earnest, the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature, nothing so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yct the work was...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn

John Evelyn - 1850
...but I knouw it would do better from you S* youre Most umbell Sarvant Lond. 23 Mar. 1682. G. GIBBON. frame was worth the money, there being nothing in...as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong ; in the piece was more than one hundred figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise...
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Familiar Sketches of Sculpture and Sculptors, Volume 2

Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee - Sculptors - 1854
...beginner, but would not be sorry to sell that piece. On demanding his price, he said an hundred pounds. " In good earnest, the very frame was worth the money,...as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong. In the piece were more than a hundred figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise...
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