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" This figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. O, could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass as he hath hit His face the print would then surpass All... "
The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature Containing an Account of ... - Page 1645
by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn - 1834
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1808
...Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to outdo the life. O, could he but bave drawn his wit As well in brass, as he hath hit His face, the print would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass ; But since he cannot, reader look, Not on his picture, but...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...strife " With Nature, to outdoo the life: " O, could he but have drawne his wit " As well in brasse, as he hath hit " His face ;* the print would then...that was ever writ in brasse. " But, since he cannot, Header, looke " Not on his picture, but his Uooke." That the legitimate resemblance of such a man has...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1809
...strife '.' With Nature, to outdoo the life : " O, could he but have drawne his wit " As well in brasse, as he hath hit " His face ;* the print would then...that was ever writ in brasse. " But, since he cannot, Reader, looke " Not on his picture, but his Booke." That the legitimate resemblance of such a man has...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

John Walker - 1811
...was for gentle Shakespeare cut; In which the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. O could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass as he hath hit His face, the piece would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass. But since he cannot, &c. BJ as he has done...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
...was for geatlt Shakespeare cut ; Wherein tin- graver had a strife With nature, to outdo the life. O, could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass, as he hath hit His face, the print would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass ; But since he cannot, reader look, Not on his picture, but...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

John Walker - 1814
...was for gentle Shakespeare cut; in whichdhe graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. O could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass as he hath hit His face, the print would then surpass All that was- ever writ in brass. But since he cannot, reader, look Not on his picture,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed

William Shakespeare - 1814
...strife With nature to outdoo the lile : ... O, could he but have drawne his wit As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face ; the print would then surpasse All, that was ever writ on brasse. But, since be cannot. Reader, looke Not on his Picture, but hit Booke. BI The above volume...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...was for gentle SHAKSPEARE cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life : O could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass, as he has hit His face ; the print would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass : But since he cannot,...
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The juvenile tourist ; or, Excursions into the west of England: into the ...

John Evans - History - 1818 - 520 pages
...had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. O ! could he hut have drawn his wit, As well in brasse as he hath hit His face, the print would then surpasse...that was ever writ in brasse ! But since he cannot, reader looke Not on his picture but his BOOSE 1 You will pardon me, my young friend, for this digression...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...for gentle Shakspeare cut ; " Wherein the graver had a strife " With nature, to out-do the life. " O, could he but have drawn his wit " As well in brass, as he hath hit " His face, the print would then surpass n All that was ever writ in brass ; " But since he cannot, reader, look " Not on his picture,...
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