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" Aristotle has brought to explain his doctrine of substantial forms, when he tells us that a statue lies hid in a block of marble ; and that the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the... "
The book of versions, or guide to French translation - Page 145
by J. Cherpilloud - 1853
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1739
...and that the Art of the Statuary only clears away the fuperfiuous Matter, and removes the Rubbifn. The Figure is in the Stone, the Sculptor only finds...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
...when he tells us that a statue lies hid in a block of maible; and that the art of the statuiuy only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the...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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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...when he tells us that a statue lies hid m rn a block of marble ; and that the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the...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. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - 1805 - 360 pages
...when he tells us that a statue lies hid in a block of marble ; and that the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter, and removes the...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
...when he tells us that a statue lies hid in a block of marble; 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 finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a h'.man soul....
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1808 - 1120 pages
...tells us that a statue lies hid in a block of marble ¡ and that the art of the statuary only dears from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, and the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, eiiucntioii is to a human soul....
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The Spectator, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...supposed to be indolent and uninterested in the affairs of men, but not malignant or gruel beings. fluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure is in...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, Volume 4

1810
...in a block of marble ; and that the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter,and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, the...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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 pages
...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 Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...when he tells us that a statue lies hid in a block of marble ; and that the art of the statuary only clears away, the superfluous matter, and removes the...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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