Among the art-treasures of Europe there are pictures
which approach the Hair Trunk--there are two which may be said to equal it, possibly--but there is none that surpasses it.
There was a clock on the middle of the mantel- piece, with a picture
of a town painted on the bottom half of the glass front, and a round place in the middle of it for the sun, and you could see the pendulum swinging behind it.
I saw," he said, "the picture
that you have just hidden.
Oh, we'll marry her," said Newman, "since that's how you manage it; and I will go and see her tomorrow at the Louvre and pick out the pictures
she is to copy for me.
He seems to be able to sell his pictures
, so I suppose they must be good; but nothing could give him the right to patronize you as he does.
on the right is the present Sir Leicester Dedlock.
It is vast, and has colonnades of noble pillars, and a great organ, and the customary pomp of gilded moldings, pictures
, frescoed ceilings, and so forth.
I say I wish you'd come and look at my picture
," he said.
His education progressed; but his greatest finds were in the inexhaustible storehouse of the huge illustrated dictionary, for he learned more through the medium of pictures
than text, even after he had grasped the significance of the bugs.
My father picked up all these pictures
very cheap at auctions, and so on," he said; "they are all rubbish, except the one over the door, and that is valuable.
The house contains a fine collection of pictures
and curiosities, and the grounds are very beautiful.
Both these pictures
were very unpleasant, and even more so was a third picture
, of husband and wife and friend; and the married people glancing at each other as though they were content to let something pass unquestioned, being themselves possessed of the deeper truth.