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And is there any more artistic or charming kind of joke than the imitative kind?

Certainly not; for it is of very frequent occurrence and, if I may say so, most diverse. Your expression is very comprehensive.

And so we recognize that he who professes to be able by virtue of a single art to make all things will be able by virtue of the painter's art, to make imitations which have the same names as the real things, and by showing the pictures at a distance will be able to deceive the duller ones among young children into the belief that he is perfectly able to accomplish in fact whatever he wishes to do.

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