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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 miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with beiogr. intr. by prof. [D ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1869 - 1502 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." There is also a full-length picture of Mr. Nash in Simpson's Ball-room, and his statue at full-length...
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The works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 408 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, red-heeled,...
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The Four Georges: The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 414 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." and knew how to make itself respected. I should like to have seen that noble old madcap Peterborough...
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The Four Georges: The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 362 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." and knew how to make itself respected. I should like to have seen that noble old madcap Peterborough...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 410 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, red-heeled,...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - 1870 - 652 pagina’s
...e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture, plac'd the busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. This is taken from the " Festoon," published in the lifetime of the Enrl. It is not found in his "...
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The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims, in All Times and ..., Volume 1

Andrew Steinmetz - 1870
...Chesterfield, concluding with these lines : " The statue placed these busts betwecn Gives satire ull its strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length."'* • The Book of Days, Feb. 3. THE GAMING TABLE. 295 THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. Walpole tells us that...
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The Philology of the English Tongue

John Earle - 1871 - 636 pagina’s
...the busts of Newton and Pope : — ' This picture placed these busts between, Gives satire its full strength ; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length.' This is a play on two functions of the word little, which must here be thought of as adjective and...
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Englisch-deutsches Supplement-lexikon: als Ergänzung zu allen bis jetzt ...

Alexander Hoppe - 1871 - 516 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." J!c:i lit iiiciil iiin, s. ( fcju-t'-f'-le'-W'n ) AH p. 122: she ran over the rooms of the house with...
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The New London Jest Book

William Carew Hazlitt - 1871 - 406 pagina’s
...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." 344"X \ 7HEN Lord Mansfield was very eminent at the bar, he used frequently to spend from Saturday...
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