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Visits and sketches at home and abroad

with tales and miscellanies now first collected, and a new ed. of the "Diary of an ennuyée"

by Mrs. Anna Jameson

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Germany.,
  • Art -- Italy.,
  • Germany -- Description and travel.,
  • Italy -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mrs. Jameson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4821 J6 V5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1 ([3], 8-304, [5], 2-271 p.)
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14047610M

    They have a dialect, and songs, and ballads, and music, [47] peculiar to their city; and are remarkable for an original vein of racy humour, a revengeful spirit, an exceeding superstition, a blind attachment to their native customs, a very decided contempt for other people, and a surpassing hatred of all innovations. By command of the Prussian Board of Education the hall of the university of Bonn is to be painted in fresco, and the work has been entrusted to C. Instead of embarking in the steam-boat, we posted along the left bank of the Rhine, spending a few days at Bonn, at Godesberg, and at Ehrenbreitstein; but I should tell you, as you allow me [54] to diverge, that on my second journey, I owed much to a residence of some weeks at Bonn. How I wish I could give you some of my friend's rich graphic sketches and humorous pictures of popular manner! The warrior guests looked round with surprise and inquiry.

    The times I fell asleep reading it, Twain's images slipped into my nightmares. In the foreground of the second picture, the Emperor Otho is represented on his throne surrounded by his counsellors and courtiers. O, wretched impostor! Perhaps the idea of human suffering—though when we think of it in detail it makes the blood curdle—is not so bad as the general loss to humanity, the interruption to the progress of thought in the destruction of the works of wisdom or genius.

    While the rest of the party were amused, I fell into my old, habit of thinking and observing, and my contemplations were not agreeable. The contest became desperate. He could not have chosen a more luckless ambassadress; for Agnes, though her beauty was somewhat impaired by the persecutions and anxieties which had followed her ill-fated union, was yet most lovely and stately, in all the pride of womanhood; and her misfortunes and her charms, as well as the peculiar circumstances of her marriage, excited the enthusiasm of all the English chivalry. The word fashion does not express the national enthusiasm on this subject which prevails in Germany. As soon as the performances are over, the parterre is laid down with boards, and in a few minutes metamorphosed into a gambling saloon. Early in life this man formed the [52] resolution to remove from his native city the reproach of self-satisfied ignorance and monastic prejudices, which had hitherto characterized it; and in the course of a long existence of labour and privation, as professor and teacher, he contrived to collect together books, manuscripts, pictures, gems, works of art, and objects of natural history, to an immense amount.


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Visits and sketches at home and abroad by Mrs. Anna Jameson Download PDF Ebook

It had an air of grave idleness and threadbare dignity; and its listless, thinly-scattered inhabitants looked as if they had gone astray among the wide streets and huge tenantless edifices. I have very many similar sketches in my own sketchbooks - and I've seen lots of similar work in other people's sketchbooks.

These headers are listed in The L. You must have heard of Professor Wallraf of Cologne, one of the canons of the cathedral, who, with his professorship and his canonship together, may have possessed from five to seven hundred francs a year. By what perverse destiny?

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The credits indicate that the online version was a project undertaken by people from the Clark Art Institute with the co-operation of the Musee Marmottan and the Bridgeman Art Library.

The repast was plentiful and luxurious, but there was no bread. About the same time a dealer in antiquities arrived from Rome, bringing with him Visits and sketches at home and abroad book divine Medusa, with various other busts and fragments: he was on his way to England, where he hoped to dispose of them.

And then he repeated with enthusiasm— "Hanc tua Penelope lento tibi mittit Ulysse: Nil mihi rescribas attamen ipse veni;" his eyes glistening as he recited the lines; he made me feel their beauty without understanding a word of their sense. This is where the online exhibition scores so significantly with me.

So, why The Oxford? However he does record the time of day of the sketch. But why are they not in chronological order, as that's the way the notebooks would have been written, right?

The eccentricities of this singular man have been matter of celebrity; but against each of these stories it would be easy to place some act of benevolence, some trait of lofty gentlemanly feeling, which would at least neutralize their effect.

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And unless I could know what were the previous habits and education of the victim, through what influences, blest or unblest, her mind had been trained, her moral existence built up—should I condemn? It's a real privilege to be able to see them in the current online presentation.

Agnes was first driven from the court, and then ordered to quit the kingdom. I believe she never thought, and still less made, any one ridiculous in her life. There was the usual assortment of Virgins, St.

Do I remember Visits and sketches at home and abroad book all? The very anomalies of architecture and fantastic incongruities of this fortress-palace, are to me a fascination. To confess the truth, I was sometimes annoyed, and sometimes amused, by the cant I heard in Germany about those schools of painting which preceded Albert Durer.

Are you reading the notes that accompany the sketches? Paul Mellon Does this collection of the Prince of Orange still exist at Brussels? And you would do well.

There are also distinct headers on each page of the novel which indicate the action on the page. I can tell you that even if I do start using a digital app on my tablet, I will still maintain a sketchbook because I truly think their value goes beyond the literal process of putting pen or pencil to paper.The Innocents Abroad / Roughing It book.

Read 26 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Innocents Abroad and Roughing It (sometimes called The Innocents at Home) I have to say that I enjoyed Twain's "sketches" of people and his political commentary in his autobiography much more than I enjoyed Innocents Abroad/5.

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