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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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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Hamlet. 1877

William Shakespeare - 1877
...outdo, To, &c. Compare Cor. II, i, 150; ' So heavenly love shall outdo hellish hate.' Par. Lost. ; ' Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to outdo the life.' Jonson. In CHAMDERS'S Household Sh. is the following note : ' We have adopted " oft subdue " [for...
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 6

1879
...figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife f With nature to outdo 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 done in brasse. But,...
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R. Brinsley Sheridan. Richard Porson. Rev. Sydney Smith. Theodore Hook ...

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1872
...beaming with intelligence and intellectual energy, which appeared in the British Portrait Gallery: " Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature, to out-do the life.* The portrait published with his collected works, represents the reverend author in his later years....
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Black's Guide to Warwickshire

Warwickshire (England) - 1874 - 218 pages
...was for gentle Shakspere cut ; In which the graver had a strife With nature, to out-do the life. Oh I 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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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1874
...IN FOLIO, 1623. TO THE READER. THIS figure that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With nature, to outdo the life : О could he but have drawn his vil As well in brass as he hath hit His face ; the print would then...
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Shakespeare's Portraits Phrenologically Considered

Edward Thomas Craig - 1875 - 8 pages
...see'st put It was for gentle Shakespeare cut, Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature, to outdoe 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 ; But...
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The poems of Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe, and Ben Jonson, ed., with ...

Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe - 1876
...OF SHAKSPEARE.* TO THE READER.t 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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William Shakespeare

Karl Elze - Dramatists, English - 1876 - 651 pages
...bekannten Versen an den -Leser: 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 mt As well in brass , as he hath hit ffis face, the Print would then surpass All, that was ever writ...
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The life of Shakspere by the editor

William Shakespeare - 1876
...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: 0, 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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