Here is True Wisdom! In her Stedfast eye, Behold th'expressive type of certainty: She give the Confidence erect and clear, She gives Magnanimous contempt of fear, And bids th'invulnerable Mind to know Her Saftey from the future Shafts of Woe. Scott'sTable of Cebes.
Engraving. 202 x 108mm (8 x 4¼"). Repaired tear into lower edge, crease.
Athena, goddess of Wisdom holding her spea stands holding the hand of a women collapsed on the floor; a winged man stands to left, and a woman scribes on the ground crouching. Verses from Sir Walter Scott below.
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