The art of the old English potter

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Page 18 - As for drink it is usually filled in pots, goblets, jugs, bowls of silver, in noblemen's houses; also in fine Venice glasses of all forms; and, for want of these elsewhere, in pots of earth of sundry colours and moulds, whereof many are garnished with silver...
Page 115 - If this be ye first that you have seen I'll lay the weager which you please to pay That you dont drink this liquor all Without you spil or let some fall.
Page 116 - When this you see remember me And bear me in your mind, Let all the World say what they will, Speak of me as you find.
Page 31 - To him must be attributed the foundation of an important industry ; by his unremitting researches, and their practical application, he not only found the means of supplying in large quantities the daily wants of the people with an article superior to anything that had ever been known before, but besides, by the exercise of his refined taste and uncommon skill, he raised his craft to a high level; nothing among the masterpieces of Ceramic art of all other countries can excel the beauty of Dwight's...
Page 116 - Tis fit for Parson or for Vicar But how to drink and not to spill Will try the utmost of your skill.
Page 115 - From mother earth i took my birth, Then formd a Jug by Man, And now stand here, filld with good eheer, Taste of me if you can.
Page 115 - Hould a wager if you •will That you dont drink this Liquor all Without you spill or let some fall...
Page 37 - ... but a thoroughly trained sculptor. There is, however, no doubt that he was a man of rare artistic taste, and some of the statuettes, and even the effigy of Lydia, are not beyond the range of a skilled amateur. M. Solon seems to be inclined to give him the credit of all, and writes of the effigy: ' We fancy we can trace the loving care of a bereaved father in the reproduction of the features, and the minute perfection with which the accessories, such as flowers and lace, are treated.
Page 122 - Resolved, That the Bill do pass, and the title be "An Act for the better Regulation of Parish and Town Officers throughout this Province.
Page 66 - Edgar commanded the drinking vessels to be made with knobs on the inside at certain distances from each other ; and decreed, that no person, under a certain penalty, should either himself drink, or compel another to drink, at one draught, more than from one of these knobs to another.

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