Thoughts about Art

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Macmillan, 1873 - 383 sivua
 

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Sivu 75 - Camelot ; And up and down the people go, Gazing where the lilies blow Round an island there below The island of Shalott. Willows whiten, aspens quiver, Little breezes dusk and shiver Thro' the wave that runs for ever By the island in the river Flowing down to Camelot.
Sivu 8 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Sivu 17 - Morte d'Arthur.— SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY, Bart. pp. xxxvii., 509. "It is with perfect confidence that we recommend this edition of the old romance to every class of readers.
Sivu 72 - My life is dreary, He cometh not,' she said; She said, 'I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!
Sivu 234 - FLOWER in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
Sivu 16 - Masson (Professor). — Works by DAVID MASSON, MA, Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature in the University of Edinburgh.
Sivu 71 - The broken sheds look'd sad and strange: Unlifted was the clinking latch; Weeded and worn the ancient thatch Upon the lonely moated grange. She only said, ' My life is dreary, He cometh not...
Sivu viii - The whole volume is adapted to give a wholesome stimulus to the taste for art, and to place it in an intelligent and wise direction. With a knowledge of the principles, which it sets forth in a style...
Sivu 18 - Palgrave. — Works by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE, MA, late Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford :— THE FIVE DAYS' ENTERTAINMENTS AT WENTWORTH GRANGE. A Book for Children. With Illustrations by ARTHUR HUGHES, and Engraved Title-page by JEENS. Small 410.
Sivu 122 - DISCOURSE was deemed Man's noblest attribute, And written words the glory of his hand ; Then followed Printing with enlarged command For thought — dominion vast and absolute For spreading truth, and making love expand. Now prose and verse sunk into disrepute Must lacquey a dumb Art that best can suit The taste of this once-intellectual Land. A backward movement surely have we here, From manhood — back to childhood ; for the age — Back towards caverned life's first rude career. Avaunt this vile...

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