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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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Jahrbuch der Deutschen Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, Volume 4

1869
...Shakespeare cut; IV herein Ihe Gracer had a strife With Nature, to out- da the life: 0, could he but hace drawn his wit As well in brass, as he hath hit His face, the Print would then surpass All, that was ecer writ in brass. But, since he cannol, Reader, look Not OH...
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - History - 1865
...collected works, 1623. TO THE READER. This figure which thou here seest put, It 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...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, with Biographical Introduction by ...

William Shakespeare, Henry Glassford Bell - History - 1865
...printed under it, beginning, — " This figure Hint; thou here see'st put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to outdo the life." There is a good deal of resemblance between this engraving and the bust, — a fact which corroborates...
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Epigrams, Ancient and Modern: Humorous, Witty, Satirical, Moral, and Panegyrical

John Booth, John Booth (B.A., Cambridge) - Epigrams - 1865 - 327 pages
...collected works, 1623. TO THE READER. This figure which thou here seest put, It 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...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 117

Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle - English literature - 1865
...105), as translated from them : — * This recalls Ben Jonson on ' Shakspeare's Portrait:' — ' 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." ' Leporem • Leporem...
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Catalogue of books belonging to sir William Heathcote, bart., at Hursley Park

James Darling, James Darling (bookseller.), William Heathcote (sir, 5th bart.) - 1865
...was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the Graver had a strife With Nature, to out-doe the life: 0, could he but have drawn his wit As well in brass as he'has hit His iace.'the print would then surpasse All. that was ever writ in braase. But since he...
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Golden leaves from the British poets

John William Stanhope Hows - History - 1866 - 546 pages
...first edition of his works : 1623.] \HIS 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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Gossip about portraits

Walter Francis Tiffin - 1866
...adopted also in later editions. " 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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Tales from Shakspeare, by C. [and M.] Lamb

Charles Lamb - Drama - 1866 - 424 pages
..." 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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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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