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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cruikshank, George 1792-1878. British caricaturist and illustrator of the works of Charles Dickens and other novelists.

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  • First, the Star's publisher, John Cruikshank, is quoted at length in the column -- it becomes pretty clear, from that, that she had been given an assignment.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Castlereagh, pictured in Cruikshank's engraving with a cat-o '- nine-tails behind his back, was notorious for the fervor with which he employed this punishment during the Irish "troubles" of 1798.

    Notes and Commentary

  • The figure depicted in Cruikshank's image and attacked in Hone's verse is the Reverend Charles

    The Clerical Magistrate (edited transcript)

  • German Popular Stories (1868), Ruskin called Cruikshank's illustrations "quite sterling and admirable art, in a class precisely parallel in elevation to the character of the tales which they illustrate; and the original etchings as I have before said in the Appendix to my Elements of Drawing were unrivalled in masterfulness of touch since Rembrandt; (in some qualities of delineation unrivalled even by him)."

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  • When, long established as an art critic, he wrote the introduction to a later edition of Grimm's German Popular Stories (1868), Ruskin called Cruikshank's illustrations "quite sterling and admirable art, in a class precisely parallel in elevation to the character of the tales which they illustrate; and the original etchings as I have before said in the Appendix to my Elements of Drawing were unrivalled in masterfulness of touch since Rembrandt; (in some qualities of delineation unrivalled even by him)."

    Carolyn Vega: John Ruskin's Puppet Show

  • Reading Winborne's article, the name "Cruikshank" triggered an itch in Lunaretti's head.

    Break No Bones

  • 'Cruikshank' I have re-titled, and re-arranged the 'World's Triumphs.'

    Matthew Arnold

  • The real precedent is Cruikshank which is so alarmingly disgusting they don’t want to ADMIT supporting it.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Seventh Circuit Rules That, Under Supreme Court Precedent, the Second Amendment Is Not Incorporated Against the States:

  • In her comments here (amazingly enough not deep-sixed like Mallick's column -- Cruikshank must be mellowing), the Zerb said the following, cited here in context: the CJC marched in the Pride Parade.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • John Cruikshank, who in a previous incarnation went after Heather Mallick for being unkind to Sarah Palin, slaps down another uppity broad today through his "public editor."

    Archive 2009-07-01

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