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The Mother's Assistant, Young Lady's Friend and Family Manual (Paperback) Loot Price: R404
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The Mother's Assistant, Young Lady's Friend and Family Manual (Paperback): unknownauthor, Anonymous
The Mother's Assistant, Young Lady's Friend and Family Manual (Paperback): unknownauthor, Anonymous

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHANTREY'S SLEEPING SISTEES. EDITORIAL. The above engraving represents a piece of statuary by the celebrated Francis Chantrey. He was the son of a widow, and destined for a lawyer, but was so desirous to become a sculptor, that while a mere school-boy, he made models in clay. He first displayed the principles of his free, natural style, in a bust of the celebrated Home Tooke. The city of London next instructed him to execute a statue of George III. He then produced a statue of a lively girl, the daughter of a duke, standing on tiptoe, and caressing a dove in her bosom, for the Abbey at Woburn, and also a kneeling female, Lady St. Vincent. His busts of Walter Scott, Benjamin West, and Wordsworth, are highly esteemed productions. His reputation as an artist was greatly increased by this group of two sisters in the cathedral of Litchfield, embracing each other in the gentle slumber of death, whose childish forms exhibit tranquil repose in every outline and in every member. The design of the sleeping child in Mount Auburn Cemetery may have been suggested by this. One of the last works of Chan- trey is the statue of Washington in the State House at Boston.THE TWO FAMILIES UPON THE TWO HILLS. BY MRS. M. H. MAXWELL. " The other child, that held the parent hand, With eye undimmed by shadows or by tears, (Her gentle name is LoveJ doth smiling stand, With glowing heart, which hath no place fur fears . But peace upon her open brow doth shine, And joy in pencilled on her aspect bright: Whoever to her presence may incline, Will find their sorrows vanish at the sight; She doth but speak a word, and fills them with delight." On a green sloping hill, with a flower-garden in front, and an almost interminable field of corn in the rear, sat cozily among the clover a ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Anonymous
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 128
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-09814-4
Barcode: 9780217098144
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-09814-2

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