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" I suppose nobody will doubt, if one of their painters were to paint the goddess of beauty, but that he would represent her black, with thick lips, flat nose, and woolly hair ; and, it seems to me, he would act very unnaturally if he did not... "
Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ... - Page 119
1787
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The Idler, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1767 - 366 pages
...is habit and cuftom ; cuftom makes, in a certain fenfe, white black, and black white; it is cuftom alone determines our preference of the colour of the...reafon, prefer their own colour to . ours. I fuppofe no body will doubt, if one of their painters was to paint the Goddefs of VOL. II. I Beauty, Beauty,...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 432 pages
...is habit and cuftom ; cuftom makes, in a certain fenfe, white black, and black white ; it is cuftom alone determines our preference of the colour of the...fuppofe nobody will doubt, if one of their painters were to paint the goddefs of beauty, but that he would reprefent her black, with thick lips, flat nofe,...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 430 pages
...habit and cuftom ; cuftom makes, in a certain fenle, white black, and black white $ it is cufr torn alone determines our preference of the colour of the...Europeans to the ^Ethiopians, and they, for the fame reafoo, prefer their own colour to ours. I fuppofe nobody will doubt, if one of their painters were...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 442 pages
...is habit and cuftom ; cuftom makes, in a certain fenfe, white black, and black white; it is cuftom alone determines our preference of the colour of the Europeans to the ^Ethiopians, and they, fo$ the fame reafon, prefer their own colour to ours. I fuppofe nobody will doubt, if one of their...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
..../Ethiopians 3 Kofi. pianji ond they, for the 'fome rea fop, prefer their own "'"&?• colour to oure. I fuppofe nobody will doubt, if one of their painters was to paint the goddefs of beauty, hut that he would reprefent her black, with thick lips, flat nofe, and woolly hair : and it feems to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 432 pages
...is habit' and cuftom ; cuftom makes, in a certain fenfe, white black, and black white ; it is cuftom alone determines our preference of the colour of the...fuppofe nobody will doubt, if one of their painters were to paint the goddefs of beauty, but that he would reprefent her black, with thick lips, flat nofe,...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ...: Containing His ..., Volume 2

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - 1801 - 452 pages
...is habit and custom; custom makes, in a certain sense, white black, and black white ; it is custom alone determines our preference of the colour of the Europeans to the Ethiopians, and they, for the same reason, prefer their own colour to ours. I suppose no body will doubt, if one of their Painters...
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The works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed an account ..., Volume 2

sir Joshua Reynolds - 1801 - 450 pages
...is habit and custom; custom makes, in a certain sense, white black, and black white ; it is custom alone determines our preference of the colour of the Europeans to the Ethiopians, and they, for the same reason, prefer their own colour to ours. I suppose no body will doubt, if one of their Painters...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

1803 - 222 pages
...is habit and custom; custom makes, in a certain sense, white black, and black white ; it is custom alone determines our preference of the colour of the Europeans to the Ethiopians, and they, for the same reason, prefer then- own colour to ours. I suppose no body will doubt, if one of their painters...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 15

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810 - 814 pages
...is habit and cuftom : cuftom makes, in a certain fenfe, white black, and black white ; it is cuftom alone determines our preference of the colour of the...Europeans to the /Ethiopians ; and they, for the fame rcafor!, prefer their own colour to ours I fuppofc nobody \vill doubt, if one of their painters was...
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