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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... "
The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool - Page 71
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Jones's British Theatre, Volume 9

1795
...While England lives, his fame can never die .• But he, who ftruts his hour upon the ftage, Canfcarce extend his fame for half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the aaor fave, The art and arti/ljbare one common grave. 0 lit me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...youth of parts, with ladies by his lidc, Thus cock'd his glafs, and thro' it ihot my pride : Can fcarce extend his fame for half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the aétor fave ; The art and artill (hare one common grave. О let me drop one tributary tear On poor...
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Bell's British Theatre, Volume 14

John Bell - 1797
...dead, yd 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 aUor save, The art and artist share one common grave* O let me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack...
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The Port Folio

1813
...dead, yet still he charms the eye; While England lives, his fame can never die. But he, who ttruti kit hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for...Juliet's bier! You to their worth must testimony give: TIB in your hearts alone their fame can live, Still as the scenes of life will shift away, The strong...
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The Port Folio

1801
...dead, yet still he charms the eye; While England lives, his fame can never die. Rut he, who struts f«s hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for...grave. O let me drop one tributary tear . On poor Jack Falstaft's grave, and Juliet's bier! You to their worth must testimony give: 1Tis in your hearts alone...
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Sharpe's British Theatre, Volume 8

1804
...still he charms the eye; While England lives, his fame can never die : Bat he, who strnts his honr npon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for half an...actor save, The art and artist share one common grave. 0 let me drop one trihntary tear, )n poor Jack FalstarTs grave and Jnliet's hierl urn to their worth...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...lives, liis fame can never die ; But he, ' -who struts his hour upon the stage,' Can scarce eitend his fame for half an age; Nor pen nor pencil can the...save ; The art, and artist, share one common grave. Soon after the peace of Aix la Chappelle, Hogarth went over to France, and was taken into custody at...
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The Modern British Drama: Comedies

Walter Scott - 1811
...dead, yet still he charms the eye; While England lives, his fame can never die : But he, who struts his Falstaff's grave and Juliet's bier! You to their worth must testimony give ; 'Tis in your hearts alone...
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The Modern British Drama: Comedies

1811
...the eye; While England lives, his fame can never die : But he, who struts kit hour upon the ttagt, Can scarce extend his fame for half an age ; Nor pen...grave. O let me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack FalstatPs grave and Juliet's bier! You to their worth must testimony give ; "I'is in your hearts alone...
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The modern British drama, Volume 4

British drama - 1811
...dead, yet still he charms the eye; While England lives, his fame can never die : But he, who struts hit Hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame...actor save, The art and artist share one common grave. О let me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack Falstafifs grave and Juliet's bier ! You to their worth...
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