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" ... that the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, and the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. "
The book for training children - Page 1
by James Abbott (of Queens' coll, Cambr.) - 1864
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1739 - 336 pages
...Statuary only clears away the fuperfiuous Matter, and removes the Rubbifn. The Figure is in the Stone, the Sculptor only finds it. What Sculpture is to a Block of Marble, Education is to an human Soul. The Philofopher, the Saint, or the Hero, the Wife, the Good, or the Great Man, very...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

1803 - 402 pages
...statuiuy only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul. The philosopher, the saint, or the hero, the wise, the good, or the great man, very...
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1804 - 412 pages
...statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. The philosopher, the saint, or the hero, the wise, the good, or the great man, very often...
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Beauties of British Prose

Sydney Melmoth - 1805 - 368 pages
...statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. The philosopher, the saint, or the hero, the wise, the good, or the great man, very often...
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The Rising Sun,: A Serio-comic Satiric Romance, Volume 1

Eaton Stannard Barrett - 1807 - 602 pages
...and that the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, and the sculptor only...sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a h'.man soul. The philosopher, the saint, or hero; the wise, the good, or the great man, very often...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 262 pages
...and that the art of the-stataary only clears away the superfluous matter, and re-' iMTeiie rubbish. The figure is in the stone, and the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, edtakat is to a human soul. The philosopher, the saint, or '* here, the wise, the good, Uie great man,...
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The Flowers of Literature: Being an Exhibition of the Most Interesting ...

Thomas Branagan - 1810 - 346 pages
...the solid marble, that has not as yet experienced the ingenuity of the artist. Aristotle says, " That the figure is in the stone, and the sculptor only finds it ;" whose business, no doubt, is to polish and beautify it. This similitude will hold good %vith respect...
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The Spanish language, la gramática inglesa, and the English reader

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - 1811 - 606 pages
...and that the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, and the sculptor only...sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a humsť soul. The philosopher, the saint, or the hero, the wise, the good, or the great man, very...
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The Arts and Sciences Abridged: With a Selection of Pieces, from Celebrated ...

Charles Peirce - 1811 - 266 pages
...and that the ate of the statuary only clears away the supcifloous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, and the sculptor only...sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. The philosopher, the saint, or the hero, the wise, the good, or the great man, very often...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...statuary only clears away, the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul. The philosopher, the saint, or the hero, the wise, the good, or the great man, very...
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