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-1665374
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and 
body 5 
skilled 
in 
the 
benevolent 
art 
of 
alleviating pain; music his delight, 
and song his continual recreation. 
and poetry 
His activity 
was shown in dancing, running, and the manly 
exercises of the quoit, the sling, and the bow. 
He was swift in hispursuits, and terrible in his 
anger. - Such 
W35 
the 
Pyth'ia11 
Apollo ; 
and 
were a sculptor to think of forming 
of such a character, would he not 
the statue 
determine 
that 
his 
b0dy' 
strong 
and 
vigorous 
from 
stant exercise, 
should 
be 
erect ; 
nobly 
that, 
HS 
his 
lungs were 
expanded 
swifiness 
by habits of 
chase, 
in the 
..his.chest should be -large and full; 
that 
his 
xhighs, 
the 
SOLITCG 
of movement 
in 
his legs, rshouldlhave the appearance of enlarged 
vigour sand solidity; and that his legs, in a 
-similar 
manner, 
should 
also 
POSSBSS UIICOHIIHOII 
to induce and 
strength 
Propagate 
the 
action 
of 
.the 
feet? 
The 
nostrils 
Qught 
to 
be 
elevated, 
the quick respirations of running and 
would naturally produce that eH'ect; 
b ecause 
dancing 
and, 
for 
the 
same 
reason, 
the 
mouth 
should 
aPPear 
be 
habitually 
little 
Qpen. 
While 
 his 
arms, 
iirm 
and 
I161'VO].1S 
by the 
exercise 
of 
the quoit, 
the sling; 
and 
the 
bOWa 
should 
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