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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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The Complete Works of Shakspeare, Revised from the Best ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1857
...Works in folio, 1623. TO THE READER. 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 : 0 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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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 1

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...FIRST EDITION OF HIS WOBKS: 1623.) 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, could he but have drawn his wit, As well in brass, as he hath hit His face ; the print would...
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of William Shakespeare, ed ...

William Shakespeare - 1863
...nature and art. Thus Ben Jonson, on the portrait of Shakespeare, prefixed to the folio of 1623 : ' Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature, to outdo the life.' 3 In a wide sea of wax ; referring to the ancient mode of writing on waxen tablets with the stylus,...
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Shakespere's garden; or, The plants and flowers named in his works described ...

Sidney Beisly - 1864
...engraved by Martin Droeshout, sculp., are the following lines, written by Ben Jonson : — TO THE READER. Wherein the graver had a strife With nature to outdo...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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History of William Shakespeare, Player and Poet: With New Facts and Traditions

Stephen Watson Fullom - Dramatists, English - 1864 - 372 pages
...(Fronting the Portrait of Shakespeare.) THIS Figure that thou here eeest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare 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 hath hit His face; the print would then...
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Pitman's Popular Lecturer and Reader, Volume 9

1864
...see'st put, It was for gentle Shakspere 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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William Shakspere: A Biography

Charles Knight - Dramatists, English - 1865 - 553 pages
...the pen of Ben Jonson : — " This figure, that tliou here seeit put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the graver had a strife With Nature, to outdo the life : O, could he but hare drawn his wit Ai well In brail, as he had hit Hii face, the print would then surpass All that...
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Jahrbuch der Deutschen Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, Volume 4

1869
...gentle Shakespeare cul; Wherein l he Graver had a slrife With Nature, to oul-do the life: 0, conld he but have drawn his 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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The Quarterly Review, Volume 117

Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle - English literature - 1865
...(v. 105), as translated from them :— * This recalls Ben Jonson on ' Shakspeare's Portrait:'— 4 O 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 iu brass.' ' Leporem venator...
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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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