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-1664565
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the 
humour 
of 
the 
person 
he 
addressed, 
and 
that if he had sent a cheque for the 
it would in all probability be returned, 
money 
he in- 
formed him that he had transferred two hundred 
guineas 
at 
his 
bankers, 
remain at 
which would 
the disposal of Hogarth or his heirs, whether it 
was or was not then accepted. The charge of 
habitual 
parsimony 
against 
Garrick 
W35 
not 
well 
founded ; 
and 
this 
incident shows that he 
knew when 
acquisition 
to be properly munificent. 
and management of his 
In the 
affluent 
fortune, 
it 
would 
have 
been 
ITIOTB 
correct 
to 
have praised him for a judicious system of 
economy, than to have censured him for mean- 
ness. It ought to have been considered, that he 
was professionally required to deal with a class 
of persons not famed for prudence in pecu- 
niary concerns, and to whom the methodical 
disbursements of most private gentlemen would 
probably have appeared penurious.
        

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