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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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The provok'd husband, by Sir J. Vanbrugh and C. Cibber. The conscious lovers ...

James Plumptre - 1812
...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. O let me drop one tributary Tear, On poor Jack Falstqff's Grave, and Juliefs Bier ! You to their Worth,...
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La Belle assemblée: or, Bell's court and fashionable magazine, Volume 5

1812
...eye ; While England lives his fame cau never di«. But he, who struts his hour upon the stage, Cun scarce extend his fame for half an age. Nor pen nor pencil can thenctor save, The art, and artist, share one common grave. I) let me drop one tributary tear, On poor...
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Free Thoughts Upon Methodists, Actors, and the Influence of the Stage: With ...

Robert Mansel - 1814 - 206 pages
...praise of Sir Richard Steele classical genius^ embalming perishable talent ! " For he wbo struts his hour upon the stage, •' Can scarce extend his fame...an age ; " Nor pen, nor pencil, can the actor save, " But art and artist meet one common grave." An anonymous writer, after having given a most amiable...
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Free thoughts upon Methodists, actors, and the influence of the stage; with ...

Robert Mansel - 1814 - 286 pages
...praise of Sir Richard Steele classical genius^ embalming perishable talent ! " For he who struts his hour upon the stage, •• Can scarce extend his...an age ; " Nor pen, nor pencil, can the actor save, " But art and artist meet one common grave." An anonymous writer, after having given a most amiable...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...yet still lie 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...one common grave. O let me drop one tributary tear, [bier* ! On poor Jack Falstaff's grave and Juliet's You to their worth must testimony give ; 'Tis in...
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The clandestine marriage, a comedy; by G. Colman and D. Garrick. With ...

George Colman - 1818
...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...grave. O, let me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack FalstafTs grave, and Juliet's bier! You to their worth must testimony give ; 'Tis in your hearts alone...
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Somerset House Gazette and Literary Museum, Or, Weekly Miscellany of Fine ...

1824
...struts his hour on the stage, Can scarce extend his fame to half an age ; Nor pen, nor pencil can an actor save, The art and artist share one common grave. O let me drop, one tributary tear, On poor Jack FalntaJPs grave, and Juliet's bier ! You to their worth must testimony give; 'Tis in your hearts alone...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 95

1825
...chisel arc mouldered into dust. But he who /rets bis hour upon the stage. Can scarce extend bis fame to half an age; Nor pen nor pencil can the actor save ; The art and artist share one common grove. The names of Garrick and Henderson, those great masters of the scenic art, are now almost as...
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Memoirs of the life of ... Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1825
...fame can never die ; But he, who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce protract his fame through half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the actor save ; The art and artist have one common grave." Colley Gibber, too, in his portrait (if I remember right) of Betterton, breaks...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 2

Thomas Moore - 1825 - 602 pages
...fame can never die ; But he, who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce protract his fame through half an age , Nor pen nor pencil can the actor save ; The art and artist have one common grave." Colley Gibber, too, in his portrait (if I remember right) of Betterton, breaks...
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