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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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An inquiry into the authenticity of various pictures and prints, which from ...

James Boaden - Drama - 1824 - 143 pages
...Ben Jonson had so long before choked the Dutchman Droeshout. 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.* Poetry indeed...
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An inquiry into the authenticity of various pictures and prints, which ...

James Boaden - 1824
...Ben Jonson had so long before choked the Dutchman Droeshout. 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.* Poetry indeed...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - English poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...Jonson, addressed to the reader : " This figure that thou seest here 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 w Not...
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The history, topography and directory of Warwickshire: inclusive of some ...

William West - History - 1830 - 800 pages
...with, our Poet. " The fiqure that thon see'st here put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut ; lu which the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the...life. O ! could he but have drawn his wit, As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face, the piece would then surpasse All that was ever writ in brasse." In...
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Arnold's Magazine of the Fine Arts: And Journal of Literature and ..., Volume 4

Art - 1832
...bestowed upon it by Ben Jonson would amount to gross flattery. / look upon it in the same light " Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature to outdo the life." I regret the discontinuance of the Royal Academy Catalogues, and beg to suggest printing the remainder...
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The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature Containing an Account of ...

William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn - English literature - 1834
...seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the Grarer had a strife With Nature, to out-doe the Life : O, could he but have drawn his Wit As well in Krasse, as he has hit His Face ; the Print would then surpasse All, that was ever writ in Brasse. But,...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - English poetry - 1842 - 348 pages
...Johnson, addressed to the reader : " This figure that thou seest here put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature to outdo the life : 0, could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass, as he hath hit His face ; the print would then...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...in foho, 16^3 TO THE ККАDКR. This figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspere 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 eannot,...
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William Shakspere: a biography, Book 1

Charles Knight - 1843 - 542 pages
...from the pen of Ben Jonson : " This figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature,...could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass, S3 he had hit His face, the print would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass. But, since he...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...Shakspeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. O, could he but hare drawn his wit, As well in brass, as he hath hit His Гасе, the print would then surpass All that was ever writ in brass; But since he cannot, reader,...
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