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Haydon

noun
  1. Benjamin (Robert). 1786–1846, British historical painter and art critic, best known for his Autobiography and Journals (1853)
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  • Haydon, the painter, dated his decline from the day on which he first borrowed money.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • Miss Mitford says that Haydon, above all, sympathised with her love for a large canvas.

    Our Village

    Mary Russell Mitford

  • I will gladly make the exchange, or go for Mr. Lyster or Mr. Haydon, if you desire it.

    That Girl Montana

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • But Haydon shrugged his shoulders and attempted to look indifferent.

    That Girl Montana

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • But Mr. Haydon made a gesture of antipathy to any converse with that individual.

    That Girl Montana

    Marah Ellis Ryan