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Justice recording the Voice of the People guided by Light and Truth.
THE BEAUTIES OF PHILANTHROPY
(by which the author means HUMANITY,)
IS AN APPROPRIATE WORK iN WHICH To ExPose
The plates by the moral satirist William Hogarth, the explanation by the
marked by brackets.
“These prints were engraved with the hope of in some degree correcting that barbarous treatment of animals, the very sight of which renders the streets of our metropolis so distressing to every feeling mind. If they have that effect in checking the progress of cruelty, I am more proud of being their author than I should be of having painted Raphael's Cartoons.” Hogarth.