Whether my medical friend's admiration of my satirical sketches led him into talking about them in public with too little reserve; or whether the servants at home found private means of watching me in my moments of Art-study, I know not: but that some one betrayed me, and that the discovery of my illicit manufacture of caricatures was actually communicated even to the grandmotherly head and fount of the family honor, is a most certain and lamentable matter of fact.
At the time of which I write, the Art of Caricature was just approaching the close of its colored and most extravagant stage of development.
Art thou not thyself the coffin full of many-hued malices and angel- caricatures
Dickens above everything is a humorist, and one of the chief features in his humor is caricature
, that is exaggerating and distorting one feature or habit or characteristic of a man out of all likeness to nature.
Come, you'll agree to make that caricature
now, won't you?
Even before his return to England, however, he excited a reaction, by his abundantly justified but untactful condemnation of American piracy of English books; and this reaction was confirmed by his subsequent caricature
of American life in 'American Notes' and 'Martin Chuzzlewit.
Becky made a caricature
of his figure, which she showed to Lord Steyne when he arrived.
I conclude these remarks by copying the following portrait of the religion of the south, (which is, by communion and fellowship, the religion of the north,) which I soberly affirm is "true to the life," and without caricature
or the slightest exaggeration.
John Dashwood was a strong caricature
of himself;-- more narrow-minded and selfish.
It would be a mistake to think that this is ironic- a caricature
of the historical accounts.
These unmeaning propositions are hardly suspected to be a caricature
of a great theory of knowledge, which Plato in various ways and under many figures of speech is seeking to unfold.
And then, as the idea came home to him, he resorted to caricature
After hearing this caricature
of Clare's opinion poor Tess was glad that she had not said a word in a weak moment about her family--even though it was so unusually old almost to have gone round the circle and become a new one.
They mimic and caricature
him for his own edification.
In her rambling and her idleness she might only be a caricature
of herself; but in her silence and sadness she was the very reverse of all that she had been before.