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" Yet, however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, were I now to begin the world again, I would tread in the steps of that great master : to kiss the hem of his garment, to catch the slightest of his perfections, would be glory and distinction enough... "
Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical ... - Page 363
by Robert Stuart - 1854
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 5

1842
...a scholar of no mean standing, and an artist of surpassing merit, thus expressed himself, " I would tread in the steps of that great master : to kiss...perfections, would be glory and distinction enough for an amhitious man." The remarkable man, thus idolized by one who is himself an idol in his own sphere at...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 53

England - 1843
...was born in the sime age with that painter." — " I feel a self- congratulation," adds Sif Joshua, " in knowing myself capable of such sensations as he...without vanity, that these Discourses bear testimony 6f my admiration of that trnly divine man; and I should desire that tholast words which I should pronounce...
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The literary works [&c.]. In which is included a memoir by J ..., Volume 1

sir Joshua Reynolds - 1819
...live. Yet however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, were I now to begin the world again, I would tread in the steps of that great master: to kiss the...glory and distinction enough for an ambitious man. V I feel a self-congratulation in knowing myself capable of such sensations as he intended to excite....
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825
...live. Yet however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, were I now to begin the world again, I would tread in the steps of that great master : to kiss...glory and distinction enough for an ambitious man. He was the bright luminary from whom painting has borrowed a new lustre, under whose hands it assumed...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1826
...live. Yet however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, were I now to begin the world again, I would tread in the steps of that great master : to kiss...glory and distinction enough for an ambitious man. He was the bright luminary from whom painting has borrowed a new lustre, under whose hands it assumed...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826
...live. Yet however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, were I now to begin the world again, I would +Ұ' ambilious man. He was the bright luminary from whom painting has borrowed a new lustre, under whose...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...says, ' Were I now to begin the world again, however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, I would tread in the steps of that great master : to kiss...a self-congratulation in knowing myself capable of inch sensations as he intended to • AI ii,-; nnd should desire that the last words which I should...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 2

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...world again, however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, I would tread in the steps of that crt master : to kiss the hem of his garment, to catch...capable of such sensations as he intended to excite; and should desire that the last words which I should pronounce in this academy, and from this place,...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...live. Yet however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, were I now to begin the world again, I would tread in the steps of that great master : to kiss...glory and distinction enough for an ambitious man. He was the bright luminary from whom painting has borrowed a new lustre, under whose hands it assumed...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...live. Yet, however unequal I feel myself to that attempt, were I now to begin the world again, I would tread in the steps of that great master. To kiss the...glory and distinction enough for an ambitious man." — SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS' Discourses, vol. il. p. 216-] (3) The statue of Moses on the monument of Julius...
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