Philip Gilbert Hamerton Quote

Thackeray and Balzac will make it possible for our descendants to live over again the England and France of to-day. Seen in this light, the novelist has a higher office than merely and amuse his contemporaries.


A painter's camp in the Highlands, and Thoughts about art (ed. 1862)

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Thackeray and Balzac will make it possible for our descendants to live over again the England and France of to-day. Seen in this light, the novelist...

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Thackeray and Balzac will make it possible for our descendants to live over again the England and France of to-day. Seen in this light, the novelist...

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Thackeray and Balzac will make it possible for our descendants to live over again the England and France of to-day. Seen in this light, the novelist...

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Thackeray and Balzac will make it possible for our descendants to live over again the England and France of to-day. Seen in this light, the novelist...