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The Works of William Hogarth

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The Works of William Hogarth is written by John Trusler. The history opens, representing a scene crowded with all the monuments of avarice, and laying before us a most beautiful contrast, such as is too general in the world, to pass unobserved.

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Thirteen Chapters of American History

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Thirteen Chapters of American History is written by Theodore Sutro. The Thirteen Paintings, to a history and description of which (and incidentally to a brief memoir of their creator, Edward Moran) these pages are devoted, are monumental in their character and importance.

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The Seven Periods of English Architecture

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The Seven Periods of English Architecture is written by Edmund Sharpe. To present at a single glance a comprehensive view of the History of English Church Architecture from the Heptarchy to the Reformation, and to do this in a manner.

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The Sculpture and Mural Decorations

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The Sculpture and Mural Decorations is written by Stella G.S. Perry. The persistent necessity for creation is strikingly proved by the prolific output of the Arts. Year after year, as we whirl through space on our mysterious destiny, undeterred by apparent futility.

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Rambles of an Archaeologist

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Rambles of an Archaeologist is written by Frederick William Fairholt. Long after the extinction of the practical art-power evolved from the master-minds of Greece and Rome, though rudely shattered by the northern tribes, it failed not to enforce from them an admission of its grandeur.

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Prehistoric Textile Art

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Prehistoric Textile Art is written by William H. Holmes. The sizes of mats were greatly varied; the smallest were sufficient for seating only a single person, but the largest were many yards in length, the width being restricted to a few feet by the conditions of construction.

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A Pindarick Ode on Painting

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A Pindarick Ode on Painting is written by Thomas Morrison. The Society exists to make available inexpensive reprints (usually facsimile reproductions) of rare seventeenth and eighteenth century works. The editorial policy of the Society continues unchanged.

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On the Old Road

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On the Old Road is written by John Ruskin. The less direct influences of external nature in the two countries were still more opposed. The sense of beauty, which among the Greek peninsulas was fostered by beating of sea and rush of river.

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Modern Painting

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Modern Painting is written by George Moore. The painter seized one of those moments, and called it into our consciousness as a musician with certain finger will choose to give prominence to a certain note in a chord.

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Michelangelo

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Michelangelo is written by Romain Rolland. The life of Michelangelo offers one of the most striking examples of the influence that a great man can have on his time. At the moment of his birth in the second half of the fifteenth century the serenity of Ghirlandajo and of Bramante illuminated Italian art.

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