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A Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures at ...
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13th Earl 1736 Catalogue 1850 Catalogue Alston Moor appears arch artist background blue Born Canvas centre Charlotte collar colour companion picture Countess Countess of Derby dark brown daughter died distance drapery dress Duke Dyck Earl of Derby Edward Elizabeth Engraved Exhibition at South extreme left extreme right face is seen Face seen foreground front Gallery gold frame grey Grosvenor Square ground hair hand hangs head holding Horace Walpole horse Inscribed James knees Knowsley Lady Landscape large square left-hand corner life-size light is admitted Lodge's Portraits looking Lord Stanley married oblong square Ormskirk oval painted painter pale Panel Paul Veronese pearls pedestal plain Purchased rich right-hand corner right-hand side rock Rome Rubens Sale Catalogue seated seen in three-quarters shadows shoulder South Kensington spandril spectator square oblong square picture standing figure stone Strawberry Hill tower trees turned vase waist wears Winstanley yellow
Page 189 - And they sung a new song, saying, "Thou art worthy to take the book and to open the seals thereof; for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred and tongue and people and nation; and hast made us unto our God kings and priests; and we shall reign on the earth.
Page 139 - Tell that insolent rebel he shall neither have persons, goods, nor house. When our strength and provisions are spent we shall find a fire more merciful than Rigby ; and then, if the providence of God prevent it not, my goods and house shall burn in his sight ; and myself, children, and soldiers, rather than fall into his hands, will seal our religion and loyalty in the same flame...
Page 117 - And Levi made him a great feast in his own house : and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.
Page 288 - Polidoro he studied the ancients so much that he acquired a habit of thinking in their way, and seemed to know perfectly the actions and gestures they would use on every occasion.
Page 290 - In 1630 he was made a member of the Academy of St. Luke, at Rome, and in 1648 Pope Innocent X.
Page 116 - ... and supplications to recant, and save themselves, even for the sake of those who loved and could not survive them. The two young heroes, who had endured tortures without shrinking, began to relent and to tremble; but at this critical moment St. Sebastian, neglecting his own safety, rushed forward, and, by his exhortations, encouraged them rather to die than to renounce their Redeemer ; and such was the power of his eloquence, that not only were his friends strengthened and confirmed in their...
Page 61 - Philostratus (Imas/. ii. 15): he was seen as a man whose hair and beard were dripping with water, with bristly eye-brows, his breast covered with sea-weeds, and the lower part of the body ending in the tail of a fish. (For further descriptions of his appearance, sec Nonn.
Page 272 - Essex was surprised returning from the island voyage, says a hand or eye By Hilliard drawn, is worth a history By a worse painter made...
Page 166 - Dissolution the value vas returned at 4411. 12s. 2J. ob. 9. per ann. Subsequent to this period the abbey site became the property of the Earls of Derby. After passing through a younger branch of that family, it came to a nephew, Sir Edward Stanley, KB one of whose coheirs was Venetia, the wife of SirKenelmDigby, concerning whose beauty and accomplishments so much has been heard.