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" In good earnest the very frame was worth the money, there being nothing in nature so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong; in the piece were more than 100 figures of men, &c. "
Sir Christopher Wren - Page 136
by Lena Milman - 1908 - 367 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 19

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1818
...a beginner, but would not be sorry to sell off that peice ; on demanding the price, he said ,10O. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money,...; in the piece were more than 100 figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise musical, and very civil, sober, and discreete in his discourse. There was...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 19

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1818
...a beginner, but would not be lorry to sell off that peice ; on demanding the price, he said 100. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money,...; in the piece were more than 100 figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise musical, and very civil, sober, and discreete in his discourse. There was...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 19

1819
...but a beginner, but would not be sorry to sell off thatpeice; on demanding the price, he said 100. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money,...about it, and yet the worke was very strong ; in the peice were more than 100 figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise musical, and very civil, sober,...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1820
...a beginner, but would not be sorry to sell off that piece : on demanding the price, he said 100. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money, there being nothing in nature so tender 1 Usually called Gibbons, celebrated for his exquisite carving in wood ; very beautiful specimens of...
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The Arts and Artists: Or Anecdotes & Relics, of the Schools of ..., Volume 2

James Elmes - Art - 1825
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece : on demanding the price, he said, one hundred pounds. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money,...as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong ; in the piece were more than a hundred figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 4

Anecdotes - 1826
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece: on demanding the price, he said one hundred pounds. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money,...as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong; in the piece were more than a hundred figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 4

Anecdotes - 1820
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece : on demanding the price, he said, one hundred pounds. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money,...being nothing in nature so tender and delicate as the (lowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong ; in the piece were more than a hundred...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - Architects - 1830
...an hundred pounds. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature nothing so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was very strong : in the piece were more than an hundred figures of men, &c. I found he was likewise...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1832
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece : on demanding his price, he said, a hundred pounds. In good earnest, the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature nothing so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - Architects - 1830
...but would not be sorry to sell off that piece : on demanding his price, he said, an hundred pounds. In good earnest the very frame was worth the money, there being in nature nothing so tender and delicate as the flowers and festoons about it, and yet the work was...
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