By Leigh Hunt,Richard Doyle
WHO, even though HE SUPPRESSES THE PASTORALS WHICH HE WROTE
IN HIS YOUTH,
WILL preserve so long as HE LIVES,
A center OPEN to each ordinary AND NOBLE IMPRESSION,
WITHOUT HIS wisdom, yet CONFIDING IN HIS INDULGENCE,
BY HIS EVER thankful AND AFFECTIONATE FRIEND,
in a single of the volumes of that celebrated French e-book, the Almanach des Gourmands, which sounds the intensity of the advantage of soups, and comes to a decision at the distracting claims of the main affinitive relishes, there's a frontispiece offering to the respectful eyes of the reader a “Jury of Tasters.” They shape a board of aged gents with the main considerate faces, and are within the act of chewing every one his mouthful, and profoundly ruminating on its pretensions. Having obvious yet this unmarried quantity of the paintings, and that just for a little while (which we point out with becoming[Pg 2] regret), we aren't certified to document its verdicts; yet one among them made an influence on us to not be forgotten. It ran as follows:—“With this sauce a guy could consume his father.”
Now, a ways are we, within the such a lot formidable moments of our honey-making, from aspiring at a judgment upon us like that;—sad facts of the excesses of mind's eye into which the main critical intellects will be transported, consequently of giving approach to their appetites. one of many especial components of our vocation is to attract candy out of sour; and the one organization of principles which those unfilial sages delivered to our brain, was once that of an both looking, yet some distance nobler set of judges, who, while this our Honey first made its visual appeal on the periodical desk of Mr. Ainsworth, and was once thence subtle over the rustic, exclaimed from all quarters, after the main benignant meditation, “With this sauce a guy may possibly swallow a few of the bitterest morsels of life.” “This is the condiment to sweeten each man’s day-by-day bread.” “There is the best Christian aroma within the sacrificial a part of the providing of those dulcitudes.”
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