"Oldtower: A Brookside Dialogue." Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine 80.491 (Sep. 1856): 339. Excerpt.

Thistledown.-I have not the patience to sit down and make a finished study-what some would call a pre-Raphaelite study-of anything. When not bound to one spot, I must be on and on; and so, as an amateur artist, I try to do as much as possible in the least amount of time. You should see my portfolios, crammed with large sketches from all the mountain-chains of Europe.

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