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" That is the best part of beauty, which a picture cannot express ; no, nor the first sight of the life. There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. "
Bacon's Essays - Page 45
by Francis Bacon - 1881
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...beauty, that of favour is more than that of colour; and that of decent and gracious motion more than that of favour. That is the best part of beauty which a...the proportion. A man cannot tell whether Apelles, oy Albert Durer, were the more trifler; whereof the one would make a personage by geometrical proportions:...
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The invisible hand

Invisible hand - 1815
...comely, though not of delicate features ; and that hath rather dignity of presence than beauty of aspect. That is the best part of beauty which a picture cannot express ; no, nor the first sight of the life. LORD BACON. sister and I were now left alone. Though young, we already felt the force of that inquiry...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...times; because his thoughts will spontaneously fly to them, as other studies and business give leave. That is the best part of beauty, which a picture cannot express; or even the life itself at first sight. Tender and delicate persons are in danger of being oflea angry,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...that of favour is more than that of colour ; and that of decent and gracious motion, more than that of favour. That is the best part of Beauty which a...express, no nor the first sight of the life. There i* no excellent Beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. A man cannot tell, whether...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...beauty, that of favour is more than that of colour; and that of decent and gracious motion more than that of favour. That is the best part of beauty which a...strangeness in the proportion A man cannot tell whether Applies or Albert Durer, were the more trifier; whereof the one would make a personage by geometrical...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...that of favour is more than that of colour ; and that of decent and gracious motion more than that of favour. That is the best part of beauty which a...the first sight of the life. There is no excellent beanty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. A man cannot tell whether Apelles or Albert...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822 - 168 pages
...that of favour is more than that of colour ; and that of decent and gracious motion more than that of favour. That is the best part of beauty which a...life. There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strange* ness in the proportion. A man cannot tell 'whether Apelles or Albert Durer were the more trifler;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822 - 436 pages
...to have remembered one of the essays of Bacon, of which he is known to have been remarkably fond. " There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness...proportion. A man cannot tell whether Apelles, or Abel Durer, were the more trifler ; whereof the one would make a personage by geometrical proportions...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822
...to have remembered one of the essays of Bacon, of which he is known to have been remarkably fond. " There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness...proportion. A man cannot, tell whether Apelles, or Abel Durer, were the more trifler ; whereof the one would make a personage by geometrical proportions...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...to have remembered one of the essays of Bacon, of which he is known to have been remarkably fond. " There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness...cannot tell whether Apelles, or Albert Durer, were tfce more trifler : whereof the one would make a personage by geometrical proportions ; the other,...
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