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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 that... "
The governess in Egypt. Harem life in Egypt and Constantinople - Page 7
by Emmeline Lott - 1865
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 86, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1816
...companion and friend Ben Jonson : This figure that thoo here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut; Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature to...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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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...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,...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
...friend Mr. Robert Bloomfield: This figure that thou hereseest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut ; Wherein the graver 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 All...
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The Life of Shakespeare: Enquiries Into the Originality of His ..., Volume 1

Augustine Skottowe - Dramatists, English - 1824
...be considered as established. " This figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature,...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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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...be considered as established. " This figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature,...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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A biographical history of England, adapted to a methodical ..., Volume 1

James Granger - 1824
...nature designed him. TO THE READER. " This figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespear cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature,...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 Universal review; or, Chronicle of the literature of all nations

1824
...likeness. " TO THE READEB. ' Tbis figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature to outdo the life, O could he but have drawne the wit As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face ; the print would then surpasse All that...
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A Biographical History of England: from Egbert the Great to the ..., Volume 2

James Granger - Great Britain - 1824
...seest put, It was for gentle Shakespear cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to out-clo 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 Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 830 pages
...be considered as established. " 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. 0 , could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass , as he hath hit His face , the jn int. woidd...
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An Inquiry Into the Authenticity of Various Pictures and Prints: Which, from ...

James Boaden - Art - 1824 - 206 pages
...Ben Jonson had so long before choked the Dutchman Droeshotit. Even the rhymes are the same: JONSON. Wherein the Graver had a strife With Nature, to outdo the life. DRYDEN. Such are thy pieces, imitating life So near, they almost conquer in the strife.* i Poetry...
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