A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters ... with a Copius Description of Their Principal Pictures, Etc...

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Smith and son, 1830 - Painters
 

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Page 157 - There was a certain creditor which had two debtors : the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both.
Page 66 - And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand : and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
Page 290 - Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him.
Page 4 - And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished...
Page 62 - In further discoursing to you upon this subject, I shall explain what is meant by giving the Holy Spirit. Perhaps these words may refer to the extraordinary effusion of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles on the day of Pentecost, when they received the gift of tongues, and were endued with the power of working miracles.
Page 177 - Cependant, sur le dos de la plaine liquide, S'eleve a gros bouillons une montagne humide : L'onde approche, se brise, et vomit a nos yeux, Parmi des flots d'ecume, un monstre furieux. Son front large est arme de cornes menac.antes ; Tout son corps est couvert d'ecailles jaunissantes ; Indomptable taureau, dragon impetueux, Sa croupe se recourbe en replis tortueux ; Ses longs mugissements font trembler le rivage.
Page 177 - Il lui fait dans le flanc une large blessure. De rage et de douleur le monstre bondissant Vient aux pieds des chevaux tomber en mugissant , Se roule, et leur présente une gueule enflammée Qui les couvre de feu , de sang et de fumée.
Page 176 - The whole composition is full of animation, to which the air of the horses, thus pressed backwards, does not a little contribute. Both these sketches are admirably composed, and in every respect excellent ; few pictures of Rubens, even of his most finished works, give a higher idea of his genius.
Page lix - ... from the Italian School." Struck by his splendours, each rapt eye admires, For while we see his spots, we feel his fires. As petty chiefs fall prostrate, and obey, While monarchs move their strength in proud array; But when the pomp is past, the peril o'er, 261 Rebel against the rod they kiss'd before; So, cavilling tribes who roam the graphic waste, Scarce rescued from the savage state of Taste, Assail the rights of Rubens, grudge his praise, 265 And talk high treason 'gainst the state he sways...
Page xlix - ... and beard ; his carriage was easy and noble, his introduction and manners exceedingly graceful and attractive ; his conversation facile and engaging, and when animated in discourse, his eloquence, delivered with full and clear intonation of voice, was at all times powerful and persuasive.

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