Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663828
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to 
the 
looking only to the works of 
aft: 
for that 
perfection 
which 
theY 
but 
dimly 
reflect 
from 
nature, 
West 
f0und 
well with his own 
accord so 
Peflections and principles, that he resolved to fol- 
low it with care and attention. But the thought of 
being in Rome, and the constant excitement aris-. 
ing from extraordinary and interesting objects, so 
affected his mind, accustomed to the sober and uni- 
form habits of the Quakers, that sleep deserted his 
pillow, and he became ill and constantly fever- 
ish. The public took an interest in hisvsituationm 
A consultation of the best Physicians in Rome 
W38 
held 
OH 
his 
case, 
the 
result of 
which was a 
Robinson, 
formal communication to Mr. 
that his. 
friend must immediately quit the capital, and seek. 
relief from the irritated state of his sensibility in 
quiet and retirement. Accordingly, on the.20th 
Leghorn. 
to 
QT August he returned 
VI. Messrs. Jackson and Rutherford, by 
Whose most friendly recommendations he had; 
Obtained so much flattering distinction at Rome, 
received him 
him with a 
for them the 
into. their own house, and treated 
degree of hospitality that merits 
honour of being considered among
        

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