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176                                      CRITICISM BY JUG                           ch. xvii
too, and mostly inscribed with mottoes or decorated with de­signs in celebration of such events as the battle of Waterloo, or the discomfiture of Mr. Pitt, or a victory of Tom Cribb. Others are ceramic satires on the drunkard's folly or the inconstancy of women. Why are the potters of our own day so dull ? History is still being made, human nature is not less frail; but I see no genial commentary on jug or dish. Is it the march of Taste ?
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