The Art of the Victorian Stage: Notes and Recollections

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Sherratt & Hughes, 1907 - Actors - 182 pages
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Page 7 - Piece out our imperfections with your thoughts ; Into a thousand parts divide one man, And make imaginary puissance ; Think, when we talk of horses, that you see them Printing their proud hoofs i...
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Page 7 - O, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs to behold the swelling scene...
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