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Page 36 - Two of far nobler shape, erect and tall, God-like erect, with native honour clad In naked majesty, seemed lords of all, And worthy seemed; for in their looks divine The image of their glorious Maker shone, Truth, wisdom, sanctitude severe and pure— Severe, but in true filial freedom placed, Whence true authority in men: though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace; He for God only, she for God in him.
Page 52 - Have faces flush'd with more exalted charms ; The sun that rolls his chariot o'er their heads, Works up more fire and colour in their cheeks ; Were you with these, my prince, you'd soon forget The pale, unripen'd beauties of the North.
Page 67 - Line; but look rude and rustic, with different Pieces of Rock, some of which jut out, and others recede inwards; and are placed with so much Art, that you would take it to be the Work of Nature.
Page 113 - DEFORMED persons are commonly even with nature ; for as nature hath done ill by them, so do they by nature; being for the most part, as the Scripture saith, void of natural affection: and so they have their revenge of nature.
Page 100 - Danger of being trampled upon, or difted in a Crowd ; where my Back is a convenient Lodgment for the Elbow of any tall -Perfon that is near. I can fee nothing ; and my whole Employment is to guard my Perfon. I have forborn to attend his Majefty in the Houfe of Peers, fince I was like to be fqueezed to death there againft the Wall. I would willingly come thither when his Majefty commands, but he is too gracious to expe& Impoflibilities.
Page 23 - Pain exprefled by the Fingers of one of the Sons in the famous Group of Laocoon, and in the Toes of the dying Gladiator. But this again is often loft among us by our Drefs ; and indeed is of the...
Page 139 - Whom lovely Venus, at a birth, With two sister Graces more, To ivy-crowned Bacchus bore ; Or whether (as some sager sing) The frolic wind that breathes the spring, Zephyr, with Aurora playing, As he met her once a-Maying...
Page 38 - Head that is quite unactive, and flung flat upon the Canvas (like the Faces on Medals after the Fall of the Roman Empire, or the Gothic Heads before the Revival of the Arts) will be so far from having any Grace, that it will not even have any Life in it. " The Second Observation is : That there can be no Grace, -with Impropriety; or, in other Words, that nothing can be graceful, that is not adapted to the Characters of the Person.