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" I was led into the subject of this letter by endeavouring to fix the original cause of this conduct of the Italian masters. If it can be proved that by this choice they selected the most beautiful part of the creation, it will... "
The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the Royal ... - Page 230
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - 1801
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The idler

Samuel Johnson - 1767
...with the Italian School, is to join contrarieties which cannot fubfift together, and which deftroy the efficacy of each other. The Italian attends only...and general ideas which are fixed and inherent in univerfal Nature ; the Dutch, on the contrary, to literal truth and a minute exaclnefs in the detail,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...with the Italian fchool, is to join contrarieties which cannot fubfift together, and which deitroy the efficacy of each other. The Italian attends only...and general ideas which are fixed and inherent in univerfal nature ; the Dutch, on the contrary, to literal truth and a minute exactnefs in the detail,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...with the Italian fchool, is to join contrarieties which cannot fubfift together, and which deftroy the efficacy of each other. The Italian attends only...and general ideas which are fixed and inherent in univerfal nature; the Dutch, on the contrary, to literal truth and a minute exactnefs in the detail,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...with the Italian fchool, is to join contrarieties which cannot fubfift together, and which deftroy the efficacy of each other. The Italian attends only...and general ideas which are fixed and inherent in univerfal nature; the Dutch, on the contrary, to literal truth and a minute exactnefs in the detail,...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...fchool, is to join contrarieties which cannot fubfift together, and which deltroy the efficacy ofeach other. The Italian attends only to the invariable, the great and general ideas which arc fixed and inherent in univerfal nature; the Dutch, on the contrary, to literal truth and a minute...
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The works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed an account ..., Volume 2

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1801
...on the different practice of the Italian and Dutch Painters, I observed that " the Italian Painter attends only to the invariable, the great, and general...which are fixed and inherent in universal nature." I was led into the subject of this letter by endeavouring to fix the original cause of this conduct...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...different practice of the Italian and Dutch painters, I.obferved, that " the Italian painter at" tends only to the invariable, the great and general ** ideas which are fixed and inherent in univerfal nature." I was led into the fubjefl: of this letter by endeavouring to fix the original caufe...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...Italian and Dutch painters, I observed that " the Italian painter attends only to the invaria" ble, the great and general ideas which are fixed and " inherent in universal nature." I was led into the subject of this letter by endeavouring to fix the original cause of this conduct...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...different practice of the Italian and Dutch painters, I observed, that "the Italian painter at" tends only to the invariable, the great and general " ideas...which are fixed and inherent in universal " nature." I was led into the subject of this letter by endeavouring to fix the original cause of this conduct...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...on the different practice of the Italian and Dutch painters, I observed, that " the Italian painter attends only to the invariable, the great and general...which are fixed and inherent in universal nature." I was led into the subject of this letter by endeavouring to fix the original cause of this conduct...
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