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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 Best Letters of Lord Chesterfield: Letters to His Son, and Letters to ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1902 - 302 pagina’s
...between the busts of Newton and Pope, — *' This picture, placed the busts between, Gives satire all its strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." You may possibly ask me whether a man has it always in his power to get the best company, and how ?...
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The Gentle Reader

Samuel McChord Crothers - 1912 - 321 pagina’s
...This led Lord Chesterfield to write : — " This statue placed the Lusts between Adds to the satire strength, Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length." Lord Chesterfield himself had nothing in common with the absurd imitation gentlemen, and yet the gentleman...
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The Gentle Reader

Samuel McChord Crothers - 1903 - 321 pagina’s
...This led Lord Chesterfield to write : — " This statue placed the busts between Adds to the satire strength, Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length." Lord Chesterfield himself had nothing in common with the absurd imitation gentlemen, and yet the gentleman...
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Une ville d'eaux anglaise au XVIIIe siècle: la société élégante et ...

Alfred Barbeau - 1904 - 398 pagina’s
...des auteurs dédièrent humblement leurs The picture plae'd the busts between Gives satyr i Us full strength, Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length Tel est le texte donné par Goldsmith dans sa seconde édition (dans la premiére ne ligurс que le...
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Life & Letters at Bath in the Xviijth Century

Alfred Barbeau - 1904 - 452 pagina’s
...himself e'er penn'da joke Severer on mankind. The picture plac'd the busts between, Gives satyr its full strength, Wisdom and wit are little seen But folly at full length. Such is the text given by Goldsmith in his second edition (in the first only the second quatrain is...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 177

1905
...occasioning Chesterfield's epigram : — ' ' The picture placed the busts between Gives satire its full strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." A life - sized statue was erected in the Pump - Room. He held levees, and when he visited his colony...
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The Living Age, Volume 245

1905 - 860 pagina’s
...Newton, occasioning Chesterfield's epigram:— The picture placed the busts between Gives satire its full strength; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. A life-sized statue was erected In the Pump-Room. He held levees, and when he visited his colony of...
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Bath Under Beau Nash

Lewis Saul Benjamin - 1907 - 314 pagina’s
...himself e'er penn'da joke Severer 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, f These were unsigned in the periodical ; but three years later Cave, the proprietor of the Gentleman...
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The Beaux and the Dandies: Nash, Brummell, and D'Orsay with Their Courts

Clare Armstrong Bridgman Jerrold - 1910 - 406 pagina’s
...picture hung between the busts of Newton and Pope. " ' This picture placed the busts between Gives satire all his strength ; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But Folly at full length.' " I should have liked to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, be-ruffled, snuff-boxed, red-heeled,...
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Gray Days and Gold

William Winter - 1911 - 456 pagina’s
...which was suggested by that singular group: This statue placed these busts between Gives satire all its strength; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length! Folly, though, is a word that conveys a different meaning to different minds. Douglas Jerrold made...
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