Hogarth's Rejected And Suppressed Plates: Consisting Of The Seven Discarded Plates To Illustrate Cervantes's Don Quixote And The Two Little Pictures, ... By The Late John La Farge (Classic Reprint)

Hogarth's Rejected And Suppressed Plates: Consisting Of The Seven Discarded Plates To Illustrate Cervantes's Don Quixote And The Two Little Pictures, ... By The Late John La Farge (Classic Reprint)

Hogarth's Rejected and Suppressed Plates: Consisting of the Seven Discarded Plates to Illustrate Cervantes's Don Quixote and the Two Little Pictures, ... by the Late John La Farge (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Hogarth's Rejected and Suppressed Plates: Consisting of the Seven Discarded Plates to Illustrate Cervantes's Don Quixote and the "Two Little Pictures, Called Before and After, for Mr. Thomson"; With an Essay by the Late John La Farge
\vhen we re ect, however, or when we know better, we see typified in Hogarth a rude sense of justice, and the average morality and commonplace philosophy which are the great human basis that saves families and na tions, whenever the individuals of note appear to dis grace the good repute of their fellows. And there is a certain safety in calling a spade a spade, even if we had rather not mention the word, and an open dislike of shams may sometimes tend to discourage them. But though the caricaturist and the satirist occasionally sup port injustice and protect the wrong, the habit of an organized dislike of what, on the whole, mankind dis likes, -in others. At least, - must produce a moral tem per which will in the...

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