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" I think a painter may make a better face than ever was ; but he must do it by a kind of felicity (as a musician that maketh an excellent air in music) and not by rule. "
The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon - Page 305
by Francis Bacon - 1890 - 405 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...excellent. Such Perfonages I think would pleafe no body, but the Painter that made them. Not but I think a Painter may make a better Face than ever was, but he muft do it by a kind of Felicity, ( as a Mufician that maketh an excellent Air in Mufick ) and not...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...Piftures, I think, would pleafe no Body, but the Painter that made them. Not but that I think a 27 EAUTY. a Painter may make a better .Face than ever was: But he muft do it by a kind of Felicity or Chance,, (as a Mufician that maketh an excellent Air in Mufick)...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1762
...141. pleafe 134 ESSAY ON THE GENIUS pleafe nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a painter may make a better face than ever was ; but he muft do it by a kind of felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent ayre in mufic, and not by...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1797
...excellent. Such perfonages, I think, would pleafe nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a painter may make a better face than ever was; but he muft do it by a kind of felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent air in mufic, and not by rule....
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...excellent. Such personages, I think, would please nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a painter may make a better face than ever was ; but...of felicity, as a musician that maketh an excellent ayre in music, and not by rule. A man shall see faces, that, if you examine them, part by part, you...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...excellent. Such personages, I think, would please nobody, but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a painter may make a better face than ever was ; but...by a kind of felicity, as a musician that maketh an exceU lent ayre in music, and not by rule. A man shall see faces, that, if you examine them, part by...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...excellent. Such perfonages, I think, would pleafe nobody but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a painter may make a better face than ever was ; but he muft do it by a kind of felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent air in mufic, and not by rule....
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1806
...excellent. Such perfonages, I think, would pleafe nobody but the painter that made them. Not but I think, a painter may make a better face than ever was ; but he muft do it by a kind of felicity, as a mufician that maketh an excellent air in mufic, and not by rule....
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...excellent. Such personages, I think, would please no body but the painter that made them: not but I think a painter may make a better face than ever was; but...the principal part of beauty is in decent motion, certainly it is no marvel, though persons in years seem many times more amiable; " pulchrorum autumnus...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...excellent. Such personages, I think, would please no body but the painter that made them ; not but I think a painter may make a better face than ever was; but...the principal part of beauty is in decent motion, certainly it is no marvel, though persons in years seem many times more amiable ; " pulchrorum autumnus...
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