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-1662785
19 
happening to regret that the Artist had no pen- 
cils, he enquired what kind of things these were, 
and they were described to him as small brushes 
made of camels, hair fastened in a quill. As 
there were, however, no camels in America, 
he could not think of any substitute, till he 
happened to cast his eyes on a black cat, the 
favourite of his father; when, in the tapering 
fur of her tail, he discovered the means of 
supPlYing 
what 
he 
wanted. 
He 
immediately 
armed 
himself 
with 
his 
mother's 
scissors, 
and, 
laying 
hold 
of 
Grirnalkin 
with 
all 
due 
caution, 
her feelings, cut off the 
and with this made his 
and a proper attention to 
fur at the end of her tail, 
pencil. But the tail only furnished him 
one, which did not last long, and he soon 
First 
with 
stood 
need of 2i further supply. 
in 
He 
then 
had 
TBCO Ll PS8 
to 
the 
animal,s 
back, 
his 
depredations 
llpon which were so frequently repeated, that his 
father observed the altered appearance of his 
favourite, and lamented it as the effect of dis- 
G386. 
The Artist, 
suitable marks of contri- 
with 
tion, 
informed him of the true cause; 
and the old 
WRS 
gentleman 
SO 
much 
amused 
with 
his 
inge-
        

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