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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 Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

Religion
...under a bust of Shakespeare: — " The 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, conld he but have drawn his wit As well in brass aa he hits hit His face, the print would then surpass...
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Cyclopaedia of English literature: a selection of the choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1847
...first edition of his work» : ИИ.] This figure that thou here sccst put, It was lor gentle Shakspeare 0 0 0 : О 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 Auto-biography of John Britton: A descriptive account of the literary ...

John Britton, T. E. Jones - 1849
...was for gentle Shakspere cut ; Wherein 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 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 Autobiography of John Britton: Personal and literary memoir of the ...

John Britton, T. E. Jones - 1849
...general lines by Ben Jonson. " This figure, that thou here seest put, * It was for gentle Shakspere cut; Wherein 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 hath hit His face; the print would then...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1875
...further elucidation. "TO THE READER. This figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspere 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 has hit His face : the print would then...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1876
...read them, which makes the allusion more interesting. Jonson laments that the graver could not "draw his wit as well in brass as he hath hit his face," and then adds: — " But, since he cannot, Reader, looke Not on his Picture, but his Booke." Which...
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Questions and answers - 1876
...read them, which makes the allusion more interesting. Jonson laments that the graver could not " draw his wit as well in brass as he hath hit his face," and then adds : — • " But, since he cannot, Reader, looke Not on his Picture, but his Booke." Which...
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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1851
...by Ben Jonson. To THE READER. This Figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare 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 Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1851
...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, to outdo the We: O, could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass, as he had hit His face, the print would then...
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Shakspere: his times and contemporaries

George Markham Tweddell - 1852
...brother dramatist, Ben Jouson : — " This figure that thou here seest put. It was for gentle Shakspere cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature, to outdo the lile; O, could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass, as he has hit His face; the print would...
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