Seven Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy

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"Though he had no taste for painting, he admired much the manner in which Sir Joshua Reynolds treated of his art, in his ""Discourses to the Royal Academy"". He observed one day of a passage in them, ""I think I might as well have said this myself"": and once when Mr. Langton was sitting by him, he read one of them very eagerly, and expressed himself thus:- ""Very well, Master Reynolds; very well, indeed. But it will not be understood""."

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Original date of publication 1791.

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Johnson, Samuel
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Related place
England
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Original date of publication 1791.

How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80451
Accessed on 2019/09/17 15:05:38

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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