Historical Sketches of the Old Painters

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Hilliard, Gray, and Company, 1838 - 296 pagine
 

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Pagina 109 - For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red ; it is full of mixture ; and he poureth out of the same : but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them. 9 But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob. 10 All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
Pagina 109 - His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of ' buffaloes : ' with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth ; and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.
Pagina 96 - La notte, che tu vedi in si dolci atti Dormire, fu da un Angelo scolpita In questo sasso : e, perché dorme, ha vita : Destala, se no'l credi, e parleratti...
Pagina 97 - Grato mi è il sonno, e più l'esser di sasso: mentre che il danno e la vergogna ' dura, non veder, non sentir, m'è gran ventura; però non mi destar; deh parla basso!
Pagina 46 - O'er many a breast may future influence spread : These, my sweet fair (so warns poetic thought), Closed thy bright eye and mute thy poet's tongue, E'en after death shall still with sparks be fraught.
Pagina 116 - Amor dunque non ha, né tua beltate o durezza o fortuna o gran disdegno, del mio mal colpa, o mio destino o sorte; se dentro del tuo cor morte e pietate porti in un tempo, e che...
Pagina 194 - I am mentioning, was of an infirm constitution, till about forty, when by obstinately persisting in an exact course of temperance, he recovered a perfect state of health ; insomuch that at fourscore he published his book which has been translated into English under the title of " Sure and Certain Methods of attaining a Long and Healthy Life.
Pagina 273 - Vandyke's portraits were so highly prized as to command almost any sum. But the one most valued by himself, was a full length portrait of Rubens, dressed in black. The scholar has happily given the character of the master in this splendid picture — a character which, unlike Vandyke's, had no dark ,pot. Though transplanted from the shades of private life to the courts of kings, and the palaces of princes, he still retained his independence, sincerity, and benevolence. " More than once," said Vandyke,...
Pagina 116 - Ch' un marmo solo in se non circoscriva Col suo soverchio , e solo a quello arriva La man che obbedisce all
Pagina 110 - Acque ei sospese a se d' intorno ; e tale Quando il mar chiuse, e ne fe tomba altrui. E voi, sue turbe, un rio vitello alzaste ? Alzata aveste immago a questa eguale ; Ch' era men fallo 1

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