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" The painter dead, yet still he charms the eye; While England lives, his fame can never die: But he who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for half an age; Nor pen nor pencil can the actor save, The art, and artist, share one common... "
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 4; Volume 228

1870
...yet still he charms the eye, While England lives his fame can never die ; ! ' .;• he who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for...save— The art and artist share one common grave." Gibber, in his " Apology," laments mellifluously, " that the momentary beauties flowing from an harmonious...
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The British Magazine, Or, Monthly Repository for Gentlemen & Ladies

...While England lives, his Fame can never die : But he who " ftruts his hour upon the Stage," Can fcarce extend his Fame for half an Age, Nor Pen nor Pencil can the ASor fave: The Art, and Artift, fliare one common Grave. O let me drop one tributary Tear, On poor...
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The Dramatick Works of George Colman ...: The jealous wife. The clandestine ...

George Colman - 1777
...While England lives, his fame can never die : But But Re, whoy?ra/i his hour upon thejlage, Can fcarce extend his fame for half an age ., Nor pen nor pencil can the actor fave, N The art, and artift, fhare one common grave. Oh, let me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack...
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The Theatrical Bouquet: Containing an Alphabetical Arrangement of the ...

1780 - 337 pages
...While England lives, his fame can never die : But he, who firuts til hour upon the ftage, Can fcarce extend his fame for half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the a&or fave, The art, and artift, fhare one common gravs. O let me drop one tributary tear, On pocr Jack...
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Biographical Anecdotes of William Hogarth: With a Catalogue of His Works ...

John Nichols - 1785 - 529 pages
...England lives, his fame can never die : M But he, * who ftruts his hour upon the flage,' " Can fcarce extend his fame for half an age ; *' Nor pen nor pencil can the actor fave, " The art, and artift, fhare one common grave*." * This idea originally occurred in Collty Ciller's...
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English Plays ...

1785
...While England lives, his Fame can never die : But he, who ftruts his Hour upon the Stage, Can fcarce extend his Fame for Half an Age ; Nor Pen nor Pencil can the Aftor fave, The Art, and Artift jloare one common Grave. O let me drop one tributary Tear, On poor...
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Memoirs of His Own Life, Volume 3

Tate Wilkinson - 1790
...While England lives his fame can never die. But he tuhojlriitj his hour upon the ftage Can fciu-ce extend his fame for half an age: Nor pen nor pencil can the actor fave ; . The art ai\;l artitt mare one common grave, . Andrew Brice, in figure and tremulous manner^...
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British Theatre, Volume 28

John Bell - 1792
...dead, yet still he charms the eye \ While England lives, his fame can never die; But he, who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the ador save, The art and artist share one common grave. 0 let me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 9

Edmund Burke - 1793
...While England lives, his fame can never die : But he who flruts his hour upon the ftage, Can fcarce extend his fame for half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the adlor fave, The art, and artiit, (hare one common grave. O let me drop one tributary tear On poor Jack...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1793
...While England lives, his fame can never die : But he who ft nu s his hour upon the ftage, Can fcarce extend his fame for half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the ador fave, The art, and artift, ihare one common grave. О let me drop one tributary tear On poor Jack...
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