An introduction to perspective, dialogues between the author's children. To which is added, a compendium of genuine instruction in the art of drawing and painting [entitled Letters on drawing and painting].

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Page 200 - THE BOOK OF JOB, literally translated from the original Hebrew, and restored to its natural arrangement : with Notes critical and illustrative, and an introductory Dissertation on its scene, scope, language, author, and era,' 8vo, a production which materially augmented its author's fame as a student of oriental literature.
Page 199 - An English and Hindoostanee Naval Dictionary of Technical Terms and Sea Phrases, as also the various Words of Command given in working a Ship, &c. ; to which is prefixed a short Grammar of the Hindoostanee Language. By Captain Thos.
Page 199 - Statistical, on India ; with Journals of several Tours through various Parts of the Peninsula : also an Account of Sumatra, in a Series of Letters. By Benjamin Heyne, MDFLS Member of the Asiatic Society of Calcutta, and the learned Societies of Bombay, Berlm, &c.
Page 198 - Oriental Commerce, or a Guide to the Trade of the East Indies and China...
Page 157 - And wisely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains ; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid pow'r of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away.
Page 200 - Megha-duta, or Cloud- Messenger, a poem in the Sanscrit language, by Calidasa, translated into English verse, with notes and illustrations, by Horace Hayman Wilson.
Page 163 - ... First draw a circle ; then, with the same opening of the compasses, set one foot on the circumferent line, and draw a second circle ; and again, with one foot of the compasses on the point where the two circles bisect, draw a third ; cover one whole circle with yellow, another with red, and another with blue (letting each dry before you lay the next) ; the colours intermixing by the equilateral intersection of the three circles, will produce green, orange, and purple ; and the central portion,...
Page 163 - By this diagram you will lave a certain proof of the colours which are most adapted to oppose each other, from which the knowledge of their harmonizing properties may be derived. You will find a primitive colour always opposite to a compound one ; as, BLUE will be opposite orange, RED opposite green, and YELLOW opposite purple; which must determine them to be Ilie natural oppositea: this is hitflily useful for a painter to understand.
Page 199 - GRAMMAR of the Hindoostanee Language ; By Lieut. THOMAS ROEBUCK, of the Madras Establishment, Acting Examiner and Assistant Secretary in the College of Fort William.
Page 200 - The excellence of Mr. Wilson's version, regarding it only as an English work, lifts him far above the bumble, though useful, rank of Translator.

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