Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth: From Pictures, Drawings, and Scarce Prints, in the Possession of Samuel Ireland ..

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R. Faulder ... ; and J. Egerton, 1794

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Page xxxix - fore Gad, you must be civil! "Plague on't! 'tis past a jest — nay prithee, pox! "Give her the hair" — he spoke, and rapp'd his box.
Page xliii - Look yonder, that hale, well-looking puppy ! You ungrateful scoundrel, did not I pity you, take you out of a great man's service, and show you the pleasure of receiving wages ? Did not I give you ten, then fifteen, now twenty shillings a week to be sorrowful ? and the more I give you, I think the gladder you are.
Page 267 - Farewell, great painter of mankind ! Who reach'd the noblest point of art, Whose pictured morals charm the mind, And through the eye correct the heart. If Genius fire thee, reader, stay, If nature touch thee, drop a tear, If neither move thee — turn away — For Hogarth's honour'd dust lies here.
Page 29 - He taught us how to live; and, oh! too high The price of knowledge, taught us how to die.
Page 185 - Scripture was written for our admonition, on whom the ends of the world are come.
Page 2 - ... whosoever commands the sea commands the trade; whosoever commands the trade of the world commands the riches of the world, and consequently the world itself.
Page 94 - Matter must end on some Fashion or other : So Jove told the Gods he had made a Decree, That Figg should hit Sutton a stroke on the Knee. Tho' Sutton, disabled as soon as he hit him, Would still have fought on, but Jove would not permit him.
Page 94 - Seem'd to make on the Stage a new kind of Twilight ; And the Gods, without doubt, if one could but have feen 'em, Were peeping there thro
Page 185 - Away with the wicked before the king, And away with the wicked behind him ; His throne it will bless With righteousness, And we shall know where to find him.
Page 88 - Spear, to equal which the talleft Pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the Maft Of fome great Ammiral, were but a wand...

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