Deliciæ Britannicæ: Or, the Curiosities of Kensington, Hampton Court, and Windsor Castle, Delineated; with Occasional Reflctions [sic]; and Embellished with Copper-plates ... By George Bickham. ...

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E. Owen, and by George Bickham, 1755 - 184 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 151 - And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock; and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.
Σελίδα 153 - Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead ; and, behold, He goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see Him: lo, I have told you.
Σελίδα 73 - Rejoiced the metal to refine, And ripen'd the Peruvian mine. Thou, Kneller," long with noble pride, The foremost of thy art, hast vied With nature in a generous strife, And touch'd the canvas into life. Thy pencil has, by monarchs sought, From reign to reign in ermine wrought, And, in their robes of state array'd, The kings of half an age display'd.
Σελίδα 74 - Th' assembled deities survey'd. Great Pan, who wont to chase the fair, And lov'd the spreading oak, was there ; Old Saturn too, with upcast eyes, Beheld his abdicated skies ; And mighty Mars, for war renown'd, In adamantine armour frown'd ; By him the childless goddess rose, Minerva, studious to compose Her twisted threads ; the web she strung, And o'er a loom of marble hung : Thetis, the troubled ocean's queen Match'd with a mortal, next was seen, Reclining on a funeral urn, Her short-liv'd darling...
Σελίδα 73 - And stampt on British coins shall live, To richest ores the value give, Or, wrought within the curious mould, Shape and adorn the running gold. To bear this form, the genial sun Has daily, since his course begun, Rejoiced the metal to refine, And ripen'd the Peruvian mine. Thou, Kneller...
Σελίδα 71 - Pow'r to act, is equal to thy Will. Nature and Art, in thee, alike contend, Not to oppofe each other, but befriend : For what thy Fancy has with Fire defign'd, Is by thy Skill, both temper'd and refin'd.
Σελίδα 70 - Princes honours, Poets lays, Due to his merit, and brave thirft of praife. Living, great Nature fear'd he might outvie Her works ; and dying, fears herfelf may die.
Σελίδα 71 - Have fliewn my eyes th' impreffion in my heart ; The bright idea both exifts and lives, Such vital heat thy genial pencil gives : Whofe daring point, not to the face confin'd, Can penetrate the heart and paint the mind. Others fome faint refemblance may exprefs, Which, as 'tis drawn by chance, we find by guefs. Thy piftures raife no doubts ; when brought to view, At once they 're known, and feem to know us too.
Σελίδα 31 - He is frequently harsh and ungraceful the folds of his draperies are neither beautiful nor great, easy nor natural, but all of them imaginary, and too like the habits of fantastical comedians.
Σελίδα 2 - Guido made the same use of Albert Durer as Virgil did of old Ennius, borrowed what pleased him, and made it afterwards his own ; that is, he accommodated what was good. in Albert to his own manner ; which he executed with so much gracefulness and beauty, that he...

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