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Gastronomic Homilies - Wedgwood
A series of twelve designs perhaps by Thomas Allen. Transfer printed 6 inch tiles. c1880.
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Even the ripest fruit does not drop into one's mouth.
Let another man's shipwreck be your seamark.
Treason is now owned when 'tis descried, successful crimes alone are justified.
We lessen our wants, by lessening our desire.
By Doing Nothing We Learn To Do Ill
The circles of our felicities make short arches
Lowliness Is Young Ambitions Ladder
The Way a Man Wishes To Go Thither His Feet Will Carry Him
- Lockett, Terrence. Collecting Victorian Tiles, Antique Collectors Club.