Greuze and Boucher

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Methuen & Company, 1904 - 195 pages
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Page 175 - Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Page 35 - WILL you walk into my parlour ? " said the Spider to the Fly, " Tis the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy ; The way into my parlour is up a winding stair, And I have many curious things to show when you are there."
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Page 116 - ... one touch of nature which makes the whole world kin
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