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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-doo the life: O, could he but have drawne his wit As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face ; the print would then surpasse... "
The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of ... - Page 2254
by William Thomas Lowndes - 1864
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Hiographical History. recommended, by a more accurate and finished engraving, to the publick notice: " The figure, that thou here seest put, " It was for gentle Shakespeare cut; " Wherein the graver hail a strife " With Nature, to outdoo the life: " O, could he but have drawne his wit " As...
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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
...Biographical History. recommended, by a more accurate and finished engraving, to the publick notice: " The figure, that thou here seest put, " It was for gentle Shakespeare cut; " Wherein the graver had a strife '.' With Nature, to outdoo the life : " O, could he but have drawne his wit " As...
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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare

John Britton - 1814
..."Martin Droeshout, Sculspit, London ;" and on the opposite page are these lines by Ben Jonson, addressed "To the Reader." " This figure that thou here sees't put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature to outdoo the lue : ( ) , could he but...
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Shakspeare in seven volumes

William Shakespeare, John Britton, Samuel Johnson, Charles Whittingham - 1814 - 884 pages
...Martin Droeshout, Sculspit, London;" and on the opposite page are these lines by Ben Jonson, addressed "To the Reader." " This figure that thou here sees't put. It was for gcutlc Shakspeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature to outdoo the liie : , O, could...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

John Walker - 1814
...lines, written by Ben Jonson, who personally knew, and was familiarly acquainted with ou^ Poet. The figure that thou here see'st put, It 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...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...penury or sloth, Who makes the one, so it be first, makes both. XI.* ON THE PORTRAIT OF SHAKSPEARE. To THE READER. This figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle SHAKSPEARE cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life : O could he but have...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1817
...lr. Mann-. 1>ntefihoni. VitV the *r,ijjwm:: -^twution of its vcT^s:Tr.r;itn^c fron-. the TO TIJE READER. " THIS figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. O, could he but have...
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An inquiry into the authenticity of various pictures and prints, which from ...

James Boaden - Drama - 1824 - 143 pages
...Jonson, fronting this portrait, are too important not to require accurate quotation. FROM THE FOLIO 1623. TO THE READER. This Figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut; Wherein the Graver had a strife With Nature, to out-doo the life: U. could he but have drawne his wit As well in...
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The Library Companion: Or, The Young Man's Guide, and the Old Man's Comfort ...

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Best books - 1824 - 912 pages
...verses are printed in the following nianner : To the Reader. This Figure, that thou here geest pat, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the Grauer had a strife with Nature, to out-doo the life -. O, could he but have drawne his wit Al "/,' in braae, as he hath hit His face: the Print would...
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An inquiry into the authenticity of various pictures and prints, which ...

James Boaden - 1824
...Jonson, fronting this portrait, are too important not to require accurate quotation. FROM THE FOLIO 1623. TO THE READER. This Figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the Graver had a strife With Nature, to out-doo the life: O, could he but have drawne his wit As well in...
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