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Page 249 - The corruption of the schools of high art, so far as this particular quality is concerned, consists in the sacrifice of truth to beauty. Great art dwells on all that is beautiful; but false art omits or changes all that is ugly. Great art accepts Nature as she is, but directs the eyes and thoughts to what is most perfect in her; false art saves itself the trouble of direction by removing or altering whatever it thinks objectionable.
Page v - Society was held at the Dr. Savage Institute, New York, on December isth, 1900, Mr. J. Blake Hillyer, president, in the chair. The minutes of the last meeting having been read and confirmed, the...
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Page 117 - Now in order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it: They must not do too much of it: and they must have a sense of success in it...
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Page 249 - A white canvas cannot produce an effect of sunshine; the painter must darken it in some places before he can make it...
Page 181 - But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.
Page 92 - ... permanently attached. After mounting the tissue, as before described, and allowing the cement used time to dry, where it is of such a nature as to require it, I then submit the mounted tissue to the action of water, sufficiently heated to cause the solution and removal of those portions of the colored gelatinous matter of the tissue which have not been rendered insoluble by the action of light during exposure in the printing-frame or camera. Where paper has been used as a part of the original...

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