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THE

 

PLEASURES OF MEMORY

 

BY

SAMUEL ROGERS

 
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LONDON:
SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, LOW AND SEARLE,
CROWN BUILDINGS, 188, FLEET STREET.

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LONDON:
R. CLAY, SONS, AND TAYLOR, PRINTERS,
BREAD STREET HILL.

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The large Illustrations in this volume are produced by a new method, without the aid of an engraver; and some little indulgence is asked for them, on the plea of the inexperience of the Artists in this process.

The drawing is made with an etching-needle or any suitable point, upon a glass plate spread with collodion. It is then photographed upon a prepared surface of wax, and from this surface an electrotype is formed in relief, which is printed with the type. By these means the Artists' own work is preserved; and though it may be impossible for this process to rival the delicacy of a good engraving upon wood, yet it can lay claim to an accurate fidelity which can only be equalled by etchings upon copper.

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ILLUSTRATIONS.

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Mark yon old Mansion, frowning thro the trees Samuel Palmer 10
And orphan-sorrows drew the ready tear J. D. Watson 11
The tangled wood-walk, and the tufted green W. S. Coleman 13
The Gipsy's faggot, there we stood and gaz'd Alfred Cooper 15
But hark! thro' those old firs, with sullen swell E. M. Wimperis 17
The smoke's blue wreaths ascending with the breeze W. S. Coleman 19
The hoary grandsire smiles the hours away Charles Green 21
Then did his horse the homeward track descry Alfred Cooper 23
When o'er the Hasted heath the day declin'd E. M. Wimperis 25
Like yon fair orb, she gilds the brow of Night E. M. Wimperis 30
And the bald veteran glowes with wonted fire J. D. Watson 35
As the stern grandeur of a Gothic tower E. M. Wimperis 37
High on exulting wings the heath-cock rose J. W. Keyl 39
And on the moor the shepherd penn'd his fold E. M. Wimperis 47
The wild deer, starting thro' the silent glade J. W. Keyl 48