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" ... faces to make one excellent. Such personages, I think, would please nobody but the painter that made them. Not but I think a painter may make a better face than ever was ; but he must do it by a kind of felicity (as a musician that maketh an excellent... "
The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ... - Page 159
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...Piftures, I think, would pleafe no Body, but the Painter that made them. Not but that I think a 27 EAUTY. a Painter may make a better .Face than ever was: But he muft do it by a kind of Felicity or Chance,, (as a Mufician that maketh an excellent Air in Mufick) and not by Rule. A Man fhall fee...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope, Volume 1

Joseph Warton - 1756
...beft parts out of divers faces, to make one excellent. Such perfonages, I think, would pleafe nobody but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a...was ; but he muft do it by a kind of felicity, as a mufkian that maketh an excellent ayre in mufic, and not by rule. A man fhall fee faces, that if you...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1762
...Poetica. In Napoli. 1716, pag. 239, 250. •}. Ver. 141. pleafe 134 ESSAY ON THE GENIUS pleafe nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a...of felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent ayre in mufic, and not by rule. A man fhall fee faces, that if you examine them, part by part, you...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1797
...beft parts out of divers faces to make one excellent. Such perfonages, I think, would pleafe nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a...felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent air in mufic, and not by rule. A man mall fee faces, that if you examine them, part by part, you fhall find...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...perfonages, I think, would plcaie nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a pamter ir.ay make a better face than ever was ; but he muft do...felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent air in mulic, and not by rule. A man mall fee faces, that if you examine them, part by part, you mall find...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...beft parts out of divers facci to make one excellent. Such perfonages, I think, would pleafe nobody but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a...felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent air in mufic, and not by rule. A man mall fee faces, that if you examine them, part by part, you fhall find...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1806
...bed parts out of divers facet to make one excellent. Such perfonages, I think, would pleafe nobody but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a...felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent air in mufic, and not by rule. A man (hall fee faces, that if you examine them, part by part, you (hall find...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...best parts out of divers faces, to make one excellent. Such personages, I think, would please nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a...painter may make a better face than ever was ; but he must do it by a kind of felicity, as a musician that maketh an excellent ay re in music, and not by...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...taking the best parts out of divers faces, to make one excellent. Such personages, I think, would please no body but the painter that made them: not but I...painter may make a better face than ever was; but he must do it by a kind of felicity, (as a musician that maketh an excellent air in music,) and not by...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...taking the best parts out of divers faces, to make one excellent. Such personages, I think, would please no body but the painter that made them ; not but I...painter may make a better face than ever was; but he must do it by a kind of felicity, (as a musician that maketh an excellent air in music,) and not by...
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