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A Treatise on Painting, by Leonardo da Vinci
Senex and Taylor, London


LDE T0067   CID14  The Advantage of recollecting in the Night, what has been studied in the Day

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I have often found it of use to recollect the Ideas of what I had considered in the day, after I was retir'd to Bed, and incompass'd with the Silence and Obscurity of the Night. For by thus repeating the Contours, and other parts of Figures which require a closer attention, their Images are strongly impress'd on the Memory, and familiariz'd to the Mind.