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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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Diary of a summer in Europe: 1865

Porte - Literary Collections - 1866 - 110 pages
..." This figure that thou here secst put It'vras for gentle Shakespeare ct| Wherein the Graver^had a strife With nature, to out.do the life. O could he but have drown ae hifl wit A\ well in brasse, as he hath hit His face ; The print would tl:<Jli Eurpaii All...
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Diary of a summer in Europe, 1865, by Porte

S P. Williams - 1866
...(" Thia figure that thou here secst put It was for geutlc Shakefipeare cut, ^Vherein the Graverjhad a strife With nature- to out-do the life. O could he but have drawuae hia wij . As well in Wrasse- as he hath hit Bit face ; The priut would tl <vi surpaw All...
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Gossip about Portraits: Principally Engraved Portraits

Walter F. Tiffin - Portraits - 1866 - 223 pages
...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, to out-do the life. 0 could he but have drawn his wit As well in hrass, as he has hit His face, the print would then surpass...
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The Stratford Shakspere: Life of Shakspere by the editor. King John. King ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...the pen of Ben Jonson : " This figure, that thon here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut: Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature, to outdo the life: O, could he hut have drawn his wit As well in brass, as he had hit His face, the print would then surpass All that...
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Letters from Europe

John Wien Forney - Europe - 1867 - 406 pages
...vitality and fidelity in this witness: This figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakspeare cut; Wherein the graver had a strife With nature to outdo the life. Oh 1 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 epigrammatists: a selection from the epigrammatic literature of ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1870 - 587 pages
...was for gentle Shakespeare cut. Wherewith the graver had a strife, With natuio to outdo the lite. 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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The epigrammatists: a selection, with notes and an intr. by H. P. Dodd

Epigrammatists - 1870
...PORTRAIT OF SHAKESPEARE. Written under Martin Droueshont's engraving in the first edition of the Plays. 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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Here and There in England: Including a Pilgrimage to Stratford-Upon-Avon

England - 1871 - 219 pages
...not overdrawn when he said " The 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." No doubt the accessories of the broad collar, half oval in front, and rounded behind, and the richly...
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Here and there in England; including a pilgrimage to Stratford-upon-Avon, by ...

John Dick (F.S.A.) - 1871
...not overdrawn when he said " The 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." No doubt the accessories of the broad collar, half oval in front, and rounded behind, and the richly...
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The American Bibliopolist, Volume 3

American literature - 1871
...seest put Was for the 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, the print would then surpasse < All that was ever writ in brasse."...
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