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The English Governess in Egypt: Harem Life in Egypt and Constantinople - Page 163
by Emmeline Lott - 1867 - 312 pages
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Black's picturesque guide to Warwickshire

Black Adam and Charles, ltd - 1857
...was for gentle Shakspere cut; In which the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. Oh I 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. resembles the Stratford bust as •nble a...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An inquiry touching players, playhouses, and play ...

William Henry Smith, Sir Tobie Matthew, William Chadwick Neligan - Catholics - 1857 - 166 pages
...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 drawn his wit As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face j the Print would then surpasse All, that was ever writ in brasse....
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 1

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...was for gentle Shakspeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to outdo the life : Oh, 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...
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American Literary Gazette and Publishers' Circular, Volumes 15-16

Bibliography, National - 1870
...neeet put, It was fur gentle Shakspeare cut; Wherein the graver had a utrifo With .Nature, to ont-doo the life ; O, could he but have drawn his wit As well in brasse, a« lie hath hit His face ; the print would then fmrpagie All that was ever writ in Ьгавие."...
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The works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1864
...READER. THIS figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to outdo the life: O could...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...
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William Shakspere: A Biography

Charles Knight - Dramatists, English - 1865 - 553 pages
...:— " This figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut; Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature, to outdo the life : O, could he but have drawn his wit AB well in brass, as he had hit His face, the print would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass....
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - History - 1865
...was for gentle Shakspeare cut : Wherein the graver had a strife With nature to outdo the life : Oh ! 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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Black's Warwickshire guide

Black Adam and Charles, ltd - 1866
...was for gentle Shakspere cut; In which the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. Oh ! could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass, as he has hit His face, the piece would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass." The engraving referred...
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Tales from Shakspeare, by C. [and M.] Lamb

Charles Lamb - Drama - 1866 - 424 pages
...love : " The figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut; Wherein the graver ^ad a strife With nature to outdo the life. O, could he but have drawne his wit As well in brass as he hath hit His face, the print would then surpass All that was...
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Gossip about portraits

Walter Francis Tiffin - 1866
...was for gentle Shakespear cut j Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to ou<>do the life. 0 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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