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" It is a pleasing labour of the mind to solve the most difficult problems; allegories and riddles, trifling as they are, afford the mind amusement: and with what delight does it follow the wellconnected thread of a play, or novel, which ever increases... "
The Analysis of Beauty: Written with a View of Fixing the Fluctuating Ideas ... - Página 27
por William Hogarth - 1810
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Hogarth Restored: The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as ...

William Hogarth - 1808 - 331 páginas
...frequent turns, and difficulties, and disappointments, that are daily met with in the pursuit?—how joyless does the sportsman return when the hare has...increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleased when that is most distinctly unravelled? Intricacy in form, therefore, I shall define to be that peculiarity...
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The Analysis of Beauty

William Hogarth - 1908 - 242 páginas
...pursues; and even cats will risk the losing of their prey to chase it over again. It is a pleasing labor of the mind to solve the most difficult problems;...increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleased, when that is most distinctly unravelled! The eye has this sort of enjoyment in winding walks, and serpentine...
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The Analysis of Beauty: Written with a View of Fixing the Fluctuating Ideas ...

William Hogarth - 1753 - 153 páginas
...lofing of their prey to chafe it over again. It is a pleafing labour of the mind to folve the moft difficult problems ; allegories and riddles, trifling as they are, afford the mind amufement : and with what delight does it follow the wellconne&ed thread of a play, or novel, which...
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Imagining the Penitentiary: Fiction and the Architecture of Mind in ...

John Bender - 1989 - 356 páginas
...power to advance conclusions and, above all, of the viewer's insistent delight in drawing them out: It is a pleasing labour of the mind to solve the most...ever increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleas'd, when it is most distinctly unravell'd?51 Hogarth takes narrative understanding as a cultural...
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Learning to Look at Paintings

Mary Acton - 1997 - 241 páginas
...pursuit, is implanted in our natures, and design'd, no doubt, tor necessary and useful pur poses. ... It is a pleasing labour of the mind to solve the most...it follow the well-connected thread of a play, or a novel which ever increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleased, when that is most distinctly...
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Art and Its Histories: A Reader

Steve Edwards, Professor and Head of Art History Steve Edwards - 1999 - 336 páginas
...recreation. El' . .1 This love of pursuit, merely as pursuit, is implanted in our natures, and design'd, no doubt, for necessary, and useful purposes. Animals...ever increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleas'd, when that is most distinctly unravell'd? The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks,...
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Gainsborough's Vision

Amal Asfour, Dr Paul Williamson, Paul Williamson - 1999 - 325 páginas
...on canvas, 163 Xjo6 cm. Stiftung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg/Bildarchiv. chase it over again. It is a pleasing labour of the...ever increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleas'd, when that is most distinctly unravell'd? 93 Hogarth also clarifies the connection between...
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Handel as Orpheus: Voice and Desire in the Chamber Cantatas

Ellen T. Harris - 2004 - 430 páginas
...of the private, homoerotic context of the entire cantata repertory. Epilogue: "True Representation" Allegories and riddles, trifling as they are, afford...ever increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleas'd, when that is most distinctly unravell'd? William Hogarth, The Analysis of Beauty After Handel...
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Fortune's Wheel: Dickens and the Iconography of Women's Time

Elizabeth A. Campbell - 2003 - 253 páginas
...for the reader of the picaresque novel. Hogarth himself suggests the analogy: "It is a pleasing labor of the mind to solve the most difficult problems;...increases as the plot thickens, and ends most pleased, when that is most distinctly unravelled!" (49-50). 127. The Delightful History of Fortunatus (London:...
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Hogarth's Harlot: Sacred Parody in Enlightenment England

Ronald Paulson - 2003 - 418 páginas
...Bellmour to enjoy the prey Vainlove has seduced.48 But, as we might expect of the author of the Harlot, "It is a pleasing labour of the mind to solve the most difficult problems; . . . with what delight does it follow the well-connected thread of a play, or novel, which ever increases...
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