George Frederick Watts

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Velhagen & Klasing, 1904 - 146 pages
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Page 113 - I'd have you remember that when poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.
Page 24 - ... luxury. The Fine Arts Commission resolved to have another competition of oil paintings for the Houses of Parliament in June 1847. Lord Holland communicated the fact to Watts, and strongly urged him to become a candidate. Accordingly, he returned to England in time to send in his picture of " King Alfred inciting his subjects to prevent the landing of the Danes," or "The First Naval Victory of the English.
Page 40 - Ce livre, copié de l;i main de JJ Rousseau, dans le temps où, pour subsister, il copiait de la musique pour le prix le plus modique, fut envoyé par la reine de Naples à Madame Souza. Donné par elle à son fils, il l'a offert à Lord Holland, comme souvenir de son sincère et inaltérable attachement. Flaliaut. Holland House, 13 Juin 1816.
Page 75 - Not conquered he who sinks upon the field, Consents to die, consenting not to yield, Whose steadfast heart death perils cannot move, True to his faith, his duty, and his love.
Page 28 - Si tostó come il vento a noi li piega, Muovo la voce: '0 anime aftannate, Veuite a noi ]>arlar, s'ultri noi niega, Quali colombe, dal disio ohiamate.

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