Art and I

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John Lane Company, 1920 - Art - 340 pages

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Page 96 - With darken'd eyelids, and their lashes yet From his late sobbing wet. And I, with moan, Kissing away his tears, left others of my own; For, on a table drawn beside his head, He had put, within his reach, A box of counters and a...
Page 83 - Full many a glorious morning have I seen Flatter the mountain-tops with sovereign eye, Kissing with golden face the meadows green, Gilding pale streams with heavenly alchemy; Anon permit the basest clouds to ride With ugly rack on his celestial face And from the forlorn world his visage hide, Stealing unseen to west with this disgrace. Even so my sun one early morn did shine With all-triumphant splendour on my brow; But out, alack!
Page 75 - I rest not from my great task! To open the Eternal Worlds, to open the immortal Eyes Of Man inwards into the Worlds of Thought: into Eternity Ever expanding in the Bosom of God. the Human Imagination...
Page 32 - They came three thousand miles, and died, To keep the Past upon its throne ; Unheard, beyond the ocean tide, . Their English mother made her moan.
Page 146 - ... that is what I say to myself. But one must love with a lofty and serious intimate sympathy, with strength, with intelligence, and one must always try to know deeper, better, and more.
Page 183 - It seems very pretty," sHe said when she had finished it, "but it's rather hard to understand!" (You see she didn't like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn't make it out at all.) "Somehow it seems to fill my head with ideas — only I don't exactly know what they are!
Page 80 - Let not him that seeketh cease from his search until he find and when he finds he shall wonder ; wondering he shall reach the kingdom and when he reaches the kingdom he shall have rest.
Page 27 - J |_I have come to tell you that the American people would consider it a great honor for our troops to be engaged in the present battle. I ask you for this in their name and my own.
Page 73 - When, over-arched by gorgeous night, I wave my trivial self away; When all I was to all men's sight Shares the erasure of the day; Then do I cast my cumbering load, Then do I gain a sense of God.
Page 228 - In a MS. bequeathed by Dr. Eawlinson to the Bodleian Library, (No. 336,) entitled, Miniature, or the Arte of Limning, by Edw. Norgate, after treating of crayons, he says, " a better way was used by Holbein, by pinning a large paper with a carnation or complexion of flesh colour, whereby he...

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