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" ... minute exactness in the detail, as I may say, of Nature modified by accident. The attention to these petty peculiarities is the very cause of this naturalness so much admired in the Dutch pictures, which, if we suppose it to be a beauty, is certainly... "
The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the Royal ... - Page 231
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - 1809
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The idler

Samuel Johnson - 1767
...beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a fuperior kind, fiuce one cannot be obtained but by departing from the other. IF my opinion was afked concerning the works of Michael Angelo, whether they would receive any advantage from pofleffing...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a fuperior kind, fince one cannot be obtained but by departing from the other. If my opinion was alked concerning the works of Michael Angela, whether they would receive any advantage fiom poflrffing...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a fuperior kind, fince one cannot be obtained but by departing from the other. If my opinion was afked concerning the works of Michael Angela, whether they would receive any advantage from pofleffing...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a fnperior kind, lince one cannot be obtained but by departing from the other. If my opinion was alked concerning the works of Michael Angelo, whether thcv wui^ld receive any advantage from poltciling...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a fuperior kind, fince one cannot be obtained but by departing from the other. If my opinion was afked concerning the works of Michael Angela, whether they would receive any advantage from pofleffing...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...in the Dutch pictures, which, if we suppose it to be a beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a superior kind,...obtained but by departing from the other. If my opinion was asked concerning the works of Michael Angelo, whether they would receive any advantage from possessing...
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The British Essayists;: Idler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...obtained but by departing from the other. If my opinion was asked concerning the works of Michael Angela, whether they would receive any advantage from possessing...mechanical merit, I should not scruple to say they would not only receive no advantage, but would lose, in a great measure, the effect which they now have on...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...in the Dutch pictures, which, if we suppose it to be a beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a superior kind,...obtained but by departing from the other. / If my opinion was asked concerning the works of Michael Angela, whether they would receive any advantage from possessing...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...a superiour kind, since one cannot be obtained but fay departing from the other. If my opinion was asked concerning the works of Michael Angelo, whether...mechanical merit, I should not scruple to say they would not only receive no advantage, but would lose, in a great measure, the effect which they now have on...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...to be a beauty, is certainly of a lower order, which ought to give place to a beauty of a superiour kind, since one cannot be obtained but by departing from the other. If my opinion was asked concerning the works of Michael Angelo, whether they would receive any advantage from possessing...
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