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" Morlan • ing popularity ; obliging dealers aiding, he coined himself into guineas, and so, like the reckless and passionate unthrift he was, he flung away his genius and his life in handfuls, till nothing good was left him but the silence and the decency... "
George Morland: His Life and Works - Seite 120
von George Charles Williamson - 1907 - 199 Seiten
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Views and Reviews: Essays in Appreciation

William Ernest Henley - 1902 - 174 Seiten
...his temperament was so abounding that he was long able to keep pace with his abounding popularity ; obliging dealers aiding, he coined himself into guineas,...his genius and his life in handfuls, till nothing good was left him but the silence and the decency of death. In all the range of British art there are...
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Stories of the English Artists from Vandyck to Turner, 1600-1851

1908 - 288 Seiten
...days after her husband. The life of the artist is well summed up in Henley's brilliant epitaph : " Obliging dealers aiding, he coined himself into guineas,...left him but the silence and the decency of death." CHAPTER XX JOHN CROME 1768-1821 JOHN CROME, commonly known as "Old Crome," to distinguish him from...
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The Works of W. E. Henley: Views and reviews

William Ernest Henley - 1908
...so abounding that he was George long able to keep pace with his abound- Morlan • ing popularity ; obliging dealers aiding, he coined himself into guineas,...his genius and his life in handfuls, till nothing good was left him but the silence and the decency of death. In all the range of British art there are...
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The Works of W. E. Henley: Views and reviews

William Ernest Henley - 1908
...and passionate unthrift he was, he flung away his genius and his life in handfuls, till nothing good was left him but the silence and the decency of death. In all the range of British art there are few things better than a good Morland. It has been complained...
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Notes and Queries

1908
...contributions to English art." In connexion with this delineation Henley's epitaph is worth quoting : — ' Obliging dealers aiding, he coined himself into guineas, and so, like the passionate unthrift he was, he flung away his genius and his life in handfuls, till nothing else was...
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