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-1662810
with feelings of delight which only a similar mind 
can justly appreciate. 
colours, the oils, and 
He opened it, and 
the pencils, found 
in the 
all his 
wants 
supplied, 
EVER 
beyond 
his 
utmost 
COH- 
ceptions. 
But 
who 
can 
describe 
the 
surprise 
with 
which 
he 
beheld 
the 
engravings ; 
he who 
had 
UQVCP 
seen 
any picture 
but 
his 
Own 
d raw- 
nor knew that such an 
ir1SS' 
art as the 
Engravefs 
existed ! 
He sat over 
the 
box 
with 
enamoured 
8ye5 Z 
his 
mind 
VVRS 
in a Butter of joy ; 
and 
he 
could 
not 
refrain 
from 
constantly 
touching 
the 
different articles, 
to ascertain that they were real. 
At 
mght 
he 
placed 
the 
box 
on a chair near his 
bed, 
and 
88 
often 
HS 
he 
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overpowered 
by 
sleep, 
he 
started 
suddenly and 
stretched 
out his 
hand 
to 
satisfy 
himself 
that 
the 
possession 
of 
such 
a treasure was 
not merely a pleasing 
dream. 
He 
TOSE 
at 
the 
dawn 
of 
day, 
and 
carried 
the 
box 
to 
POOH] 
in 
the 
gaffets 
where 
he 
spread 
canvass, 
Prepared 
pallet, 
and 
immediately 
began 
to 
imitate 
the 
Flgures 
in 
the 
engravings. 
his art he forgot the school 
Enchanted by 
hours, 
and joined the family at dinner without mention- 
ing 
the 
employment 
in 
which 
he 
had 
been 
aged. 
In 
the 
afternoon 
he 
retired to his 
again
        

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