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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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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1825
...can never die; But he, who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce protract his fame through halt' 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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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 7

George Daniel, John Cumberland - 1826
...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 Falstaff's grave, and Juliet's bier ! You to their worth must testimony give ; "Pis in your hearts...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

1826
...the eye ; While England lives, his fame can never die : But he, who struts his hour upon the staye, Can scarce extend his fame for half an age; Nor pen...grave. O let me drop one tributary tear, On poor Jack Falstajfs grave, and Juliet's bier ! You to their worth must testimony give ; 'Tis in your hearts alone...
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A Defence of the Drama: Containing Mansel's Free Thoughts, Extracts from the ...

1826 - 294 pages
...praise of Sir IIu hard Steele classical genius, embalming perishable talent! "For he who 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." * It is worthy of remark, that during the long reign of...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1826
...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." from an harmonious elocution, cannot, like those of poetry, be their own record...
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Mémoires sur la vie privée, politique et littéraire de Richard ..., Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1826 - 4 pages
...Garrick et Colman. (2) But he who struts bis 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 commun grave. poésie se sert pour éprouver ses poursuivans ; épreuve dans laquelle ils...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: Life. Letters to Wilkes. Will ...

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1844
...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...age. Nor pen nor pencil can the actor save, The art aud artist share one common grave. Colley Cibber was the original source from whence they all drew...
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Vers de societè [sic] historical fragments, sonnets, &c. [by M.J. Denison].

M Joseph Denison - 1849
...dead ; his talents charm the eye, " With England only, can his merits die ; " But he who struts his hour upon the stage, " Can scarce extend his fame...an age ; " Nor pen, nor pencil, can the actor save : " Both art and artist share one common grave." IN those traditions of remoter time, Alike familiar...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: With Copious Notes and a ..., Volume 1

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1854 - 708 pages
...still he charms the eye. While England lives his fame can never die. Bnt 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. Colley Cibber was the original sonrce from whence they all drew the observation. Speaking of Bettcrton...
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Anecdote biography

John Timbs - 1860
...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...save, The art, and artist, share one common grave.* * This idea, (says Nichols), originally occurred in Colley Cibber's Apology. From thence it was transplanted...
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