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r. 66.] n'YENTONS TO TH BOOK OF JO 283 evement, mt o ' d chaic of s puco.

set of dgs  J h pd fm Mr. Bu' son  the 

ion of Mr. Monckton Milnes.

It the ct of the y Academy that, at s njc, Blake, the yr 1822, ived fm i f& a dotion of 25L Cons d Abh Cper mmded him for the t; y and Rd. ne were the movers d sonde of the vo accog it. e Fo of that y, the stoal in favo of the Gave showed, nd many who cod recoe Blake's high artistic genius.

With no mnng patrons for di, few employ him

ever, Be, in e, w on the vee of want. Grim pove 

h throughout e s Mm the f, mughout Hfe he h mly lk back eyes. For Mm she h no om. He wod have n tual wt but for one d, hse t, h not overbmhened at that te th e of Fore; who

 o g is havebut  1823 it w a stffi ugher 

straggle tn 186 fl hard for h d family at on gel k-worK e Job been mwed om . Bu be sho such ght em ely prove em- ployera From Mr. LinneH done they w a mmiasiom He enged Bhke exu d entre a duplica set e e- ment, mcoed g in a bme way, b da 25th Mamh, 1823. It w such an one BlUe never set hand fom, nor d have obed y other quar. BlUe w

eive 100 for the dis d copght,   pd m te  

e; d other 100/. out of .the pmfi. No pmfi were d by the en, thek le hy coveg exams. But the desis d sck of en mm th the phr, Mr. Linnell subsequently paid oveh om te te, 50/. more, making a of 150/.,the t sm Be had ever mived for any one sefiea e , the mmader of e d plas, stffi Digitized by GOOdie