Here Reynolds is laid, and to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind : His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand : His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his...
Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ... - Page 216
by Washington Irving - 1858
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