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" To paint fair Nature, by divine command, Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, A Shakspeare rose ; then, to expand his fame Wide o'er this breathing world, a Garrick came, Though sunk in death the forms the Poet drew, The Actor's genius bade them breathe... "
LAMB'S DRAMATIC ESSAYS - Page 2
by PERCY FITZGERALD, M.A., F.S.A. - 1885
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A Historical description of Westminster Abbey, its monuments and curiosities

Travel - 1893 - 132 pages
...Davis. " To the memory of DAVID GARRICK, who died in the year " 1779, at the age of sixty-three. " To paint fair Nature, by Divine command — Her magic...expand his fame, Wide o'er this ' breathing world,' a Can-Ink came. Though sunk in death the forms the Poet drew. The Actor's greninM bade them breathe anew...
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Plays and Dramatic Essays

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1893 - 239 pages
...introduction of theatrical airs and gestures into a place set apart to remind us of the saddest realities. Going nearer, I found inscribed under this harlequin...divine command, Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, A Shakespeare rose : then, to expand his fame Wide o'er this breathing world, a Garrick came. Though...
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Westminster

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - Westminster (London, England) - 1894 - 120 pages
...allegorical of the way in which his theatrical performances unveiled the beauties of Shakspeare's works. 'Ta paint fair Nature by divine command, Her magic pencil...Wide o'er this *' breathing world," a Garrick came. Thongh sunk in death the forms the Poet drew, The Actor's genius bade lliem breathe anew : Thongh,...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1894
...allegorical of the way in which his theatrical performances unveileJ the beauties of Shakspeare's works. ' To paint fair Nature by divine command, Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, Л Shakspeare rose, — then to expand his fanie, Wide o'er this " breathing world," a Garrick came....
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The Life of David Garrick

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Actors - 1899 - 480 pages
...airs and gestures into a place set apart to remind us of the saddest realities. Going nearer, I found under this Harlequin figure the following lines :...Shakspeare rose ; then, to expand his fame Wide o'er the " breathing world," a Garrick came. Though sunk in death, the forms the poet drew, The actor's...
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The Life of David Garrick

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Actors - 1899 - 480 pages
...airs and gestures into a place set apart to remind us of the saddest realities. Goiug nearer, I found under this Harlequin figure the following lines :—...hand, A Shakspeare rose ; then, to expand his fame ^AVide o'er the " breathing world," a Garrick came. Though sunk in death, the forms the poet drew,...
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The Life of David Garrick

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Actors - 1899 - 480 pages
...gestures into a place set apart to remind us of the saddest realities. Going nearer, I found under thin Harlequin figure the following lines : — " To paint...Shakspeare rose ; then, to expand his fame Wide o'er the " breathing world," a Garrick came. Though sunk in death, the forms the poet drew, The actor's...
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Curious Epitaphs

William Andrews - Epitaphs - 1899 - 241 pages
...set, But memory shall reflect its brightness yet. Garrick's epitaph, in Westminster Abbey, reads : — To paint fair Nature by divine command, Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, A SHAKESPEARE rose ; then, to expand his fame Wide o'er the breathing world, a GARRICK came : Tho' sunk...
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The Cambrian, Volume 21

Welsh - 1901
...fabric of a vision Leave not a wreck behind. The monument of David Garrick contains the following: To paint fair Nature, by divine command. Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, A Shakespeare rose. then, to expand his fame. Wide o'er this breathing world, a Garrick came. The monuments...
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Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1904 - 413 pages
...introduction of theatrical airs and gestures into a place set apart to remind us of the saddest realities. Going nearer, I found inscribed under this harlequin figure the following lines : — 10 To paint fair Nature, by divine command, Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, A Shakespeare...
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