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" This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. "
The Quarterly Review - Pagina 347
geredigeerd door - 1912
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1860 - 856 pagina’s
...between the busts of Newton and Pope : " This pichiró, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength: Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." I should like to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, embroidered, beruffled, snuff-boxed, red-heeled,...
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The Four Georges

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1862 - 226 pagina’s
...between the busts of Newton and Pope : " This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength: Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." I should like to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, embroidered, beruffled, snuff-boxed, redheeled,...
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A Guide to the Knowledge of Bath, Ancient and Modern

John Earle - 1864 - 350 pagina’s
...e'er pen'da joke Severer on mankind. This picture placed these busts between, Gives satire its full strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. ''Nash used sometimes to visit the great Doctor Clarke. The Doctor was one day conversing with Locke,...
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The Journal and Letters of Samuel Curwen: An American in England, from 1775 ...

Samuel Curwen - 1864 - 720 pagina’s
...e'er penned a joke Severer on mankind : The picture placed the busts between, Adds to the satire's strength ; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length." TO NATHAN GOODALE, ESQ., SALEM, NE BRISTOL, Jan. 10, 1780. DEAR SIR : I am obliged for the information...
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The Oxford Thackeray: With Illustrations, Nummer 76,Volume 13

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1909 - 882 pagina’s
...between the busts of Newton and Pope : This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But folly at full length. I should like to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, embroidered, be-ruffled, snuff-boxed, red-heeled,...
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Epigrams, Ancient and Modern: Humorous, Witty, Satirical, Moral and Panegyrical

John Booth - 1865 - 400 pagina’s
...e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture, placed the busts between, Gives satire its full strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. Earl of Chesterfield. ' I find this Epigram for the first time in print in the Gentleman's Magazine...
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - 1865
...e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture, placed the busts between, Gives satire its full strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. Ear l of Chesterfield. ' I find this Epigram for the first time in print in the Gentleman's Magazine...
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Recollections of Seventy Years

Mrs. John Farrar - 1866 - 376 pagina’s
...wrote these lines on seeing them: " This picture, placed those busts between, Gives satire all its strength ; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length." One family, in the habit of going every year to Bath, failed to meet us there ; and as their detention...
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Recollections of Seventy Years

Mrs. John Farrar - 1866 - 376 pagina’s
...wrote these lines on seeing them: " This picture, placed those busts between, Gives satire all its strength; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length." One family, in the habit of going every year to Bath, failed to meet us there; and as their detention...
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The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve, Volume 2

Isaac Jack Reeve - 1866
...e'er penned a joke More cruel on mankind. The picture, placed the busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length. EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. ON ERASMUS. ERASMUS, standing 'fore hell's tribune, said, " For writing jest...
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