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" Behind these sallows, in a nook between them and the hill, rose the uncouth and shapeless cottage of Tom Cordery. It is a scene which hangs upon the eye and the memory, striking, grand, almost sublime, and above all eminently foreign. No English painter... "
The Works of Mary Russell Mitford: Prose and Verse, Viz. Our Village ... - Page 48
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1846 - 672 pages
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Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1824
...grand, almost sublime, and above all eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one in a picture would...strangely with the tattered thatch of the roof, and the half broken windows. No garden, no pigsty, no pens for geese, none of the usual signs of cottage habitation...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1825
...— almost sublime, and above all, eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one, in a picture, would...fastened with a sedulous attention to security, that contrastcd strangely with the tattered thatch of the roof and the half broken windows. No garden, no...
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Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1825
...painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one in a picture would takeitfor English. It might pass for one of those scenes which...strangely with the tattered thatch of the roof, and the half-broken windows. No garden, no pigsty, no pens for geese, none of the usual signs of cottage habitation...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

English literature - 1825
...— almost sublime, and above all, eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one, in a picture, would...national and characteristic ; a low, ruinous hovel, th« door of of which was fastened with a sedulous attention to security, that contrasted strangely...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...grand, almost sublime, and above all, eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one in a picture would take it for English. It might pass for one of the scenes which have furnished models to Salvator Rosa. Tom's cottage was, however, very thoroughly...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral ..., Volume 3, Parts 5-6

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...grand, almost sublime, and above all, eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one in a picture would take it for English. It might pass for one of the scenes which have furnished models to Salvator Rosa. Tom's cottage was, however, very thoroughly...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...grand, almost sublime, and above all, eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one in a picture would take it for English. It might pass for one of the scenes which have furnished models to Salvator Rosa. Tom's cottage was, however, very thoroughly...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 31

1825
...English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one, in a picture, would iake it for English. It might pass for one of those scenes...strangely with the tattered thatch of the roof and the half broken windows. No garden, no pig-stye, no pens for geese, none of the usual signs of cottage...
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The Works of Mary Russell Mitford: Prose and Verse ...

Mary Russell Mitford - 1841 - 666 pages
...grand, almost sublime, and above all eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape; no one in a picture would...however, very thoroughly national and characteristic ; alow, ruinous hovel, the door of which was fastened with a sedulous attention to security, that contrasted...
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Works, Prose and Verse

Mary Russell Mitford - 1850 - 672 pages
...grand, almost sublime, and above all eminently foreign. No English painter would choose such a subject for an English landscape ; no one in a picture would...strangely with the tattered thatch of the roof, and the half-broken windows. No gar'den, no pigsty, no pens for geese, none of the usual signs of cottage habitation:...
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