A Catalogue of Pictures by British Artists in the Possession of Sir John Fleming Leicester, Bart: With Etchings from the Whole Collection : Including the Pictures in His Gallery at Tabley House, Cheshire : Executed by Permission of the Proprietor : and Accompanied with Historical and Biographical Notices

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The proprietor, 1825 - Art - 33 pages
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Page 14 - And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the Lord being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.
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Page 20 - His mirror, with full face borrowing her light From him, for other light she needed none In that...
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Page 9 - The talents, which nature bestowed on the fair Emma, led her to delight in the two kindred arts of Music, and Painting. In the first she acquired great practical ability ; for the second she had exquisite taste, and such expressive powers, as could furnish to an historical painter, an inspiring model for the various characters, either delicate, or sublime, that he might have occasion to represent.
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