"A long lost son seeks his lov'd home once more; / An heir of wealth, although in clothing poor: / The dogs fly at him; loud they're barking, / Those in the house are closely heark'ning, / Robbers they say are round, they greatly fear, / But soon a son and brother's voice they hear."—Barber, 1857

All Are Not Thieves that Dogs Bark At

"A long lost son seeks his lov'd home once more; / An heir of wealth, although in clothing poor: / The…

Illustration of an Anglo-Saxon manor house or noble's house from 11th century England. There are several porticoes and entrances to the house. People huddle in the entryways, some have shields and spears. An animal head with antlers is at the pinnacle of one roof. The lord and lady are giving alms to several poor people in the courtyard. There is a line of men with canes, a group filling large pottery jars, and a line of people reaching for alms.

Anglo-Saxon Manor House, Circa 11th Century

Illustration of an Anglo-Saxon manor house or noble's house from 11th century England. There are several…

The Duchess of Devonshire, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

The Duchess of Devonshire

The Duchess of Devonshire, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

The Honourable Mrs. Graham, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

The Honourable Mrs. Graham

The Honourable Mrs. Graham, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

"The Knight and the Lady. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

The Knight and the Lady

"The Knight and the Lady. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

A member of the Knights Templar, or the Order of Solomon's Temple, rides on horseback with his sword drawn and raised. He is wearing full armor and helmet. His breastplate and shield bear an image of the cross. His horse is rearing up on its hind legs. The horse is fully dressed. The knight's head is bowed as if he is getting ready to charge.

A Knight Templar Rides into Battle on Horseback

A member of the Knights Templar, or the Order of Solomon's Temple, rides on horseback with his sword…

This painting, by Tistian is a great example of his oil on canvas technique. It can now be found hanging in the Capitol in Rome, Italy.

The Lesson on the Flute

This painting, by Tistian is a great example of his oil on canvas technique. It can now be found hanging…

"While others are on beds of sweet repose, / This care-worn, wealthy man, no quiet knows; / A wandering cat may sorely him affright, / While counting o'er his gold at dead of night / Strange sights, and noises, oftentimes appear; / He dreads the midnight robber - thinks him near, / Riches he has, but quiet rest is rare, / He's harassed much, his soul is pressed with care."—Barber, 1857

Much Coin, Much Care

"While others are on beds of sweet repose, / This care-worn, wealthy man, no quiet knows; / A wandering…

This painting was done by Frans Hals. It was painted in 1640 and is a great example of his oil on canvas techniques. It can now be found in The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.

Portrait of an Officer

This painting was done by Frans Hals. It was painted in 1640 and is a great example of his oil on canvas…

"And when Jesus heard it, he said unto him, One thing thou lackest yet: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me." Luke 18:22 ASV
<p>Illustration of the rich man walking away after Jesus told him that in order to go to heaven he has to sell everything, give to the poor, and follow Jesus. Jesus sits under a curtained window and is looking at a man kneeling next to him. There is another man sitting on a low wall and a man standing nearby with a staff. The rich man can be identified by his decorated robe. He looks downcast as he walks away.

Jesus Tells the Rich Man to Sell All of His Possessions, Give to the Poor, and Follow Him

"And when Jesus heard it, he said unto him, One thing thou lackest yet: sell all that thou hast, and…