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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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Temple Bar, Volume 65

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - 1882
...fame of all great singers or actors rests necessarily upon tradition. As Garrick has justly said : " N"or pen, nor pencil, can the actor save, The art and artist have a common grave." Still, if \vc may accept concurrent contemporary testimony, Malibran combined...
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The British Poets, Volume 1

1866
...dead, yet still he charms the eye. While England lives his fame can never die. But he " who si nits his hour upon the stage," Can scarce extend his fame for...actor save, The art and artist share one common grave. Colley Cibber was the original source from whence they all drew the observation. Speaking of Betterton...
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Life of Edwin Forrest, the American Tragedian, Volume 1

William Rounseville Alger - 1877 - 864 pages
...charms the eye; While taste survives, his fame can never die. But he who struts /it's hour upon Ike stage Can scarce extend his fame for half an age....save, — The art and artist share one common grave." CHAPTER X. TWO YEARS OF RECREATION AND STUDY IN THE OLD WORLD. THE parting cheers died into silence,...
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A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors

Arthur B. Davison - 1880 - 374 pages
...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...Actor save, The art and artist share one common grave. S .% Garrick, Prologue to 'The Clandestine Marriw' B ACTOR. THE Actor only shrinks from Time's award...
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The Poetical Works of Churchill, Parnell, and Tickell: With a Life ..., Volume 1

Charles Churchill - 1880
...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...actor save, The art and artist share one common grave. Colley Cibber was the original source from whence they all drew the observation. Speaking of Betterton...
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TIME

E.M. ABDY-WILLIAMS - 1885
...Roscius had his provincial rival in his eye when he penned these touching lines : " For he who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for...save — The art, and artist, share one common grave ! " Had it not been for his brief accidental acquaintance with Garrick and Tate Wilkinson, the very...
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Time, Volume 2; Volume 13

Edmund Hodgson Yates, Mrs. Ellen Mary Abdy-Williams Winshaw, Walter Sydney Sichel, Ernest Belfort Bax - 1885
...provincial rival in bis eye when be penned these touching lines : " For he who struts his hour npon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for half an...save — The art, and artist, share one common grave ! " Had it not been for his brief accidental acquaintance with Garrick and Tate Wilkinson, the very...
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Sheridan's Comedies: The Rivals and The School for Scandal

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - 1884 - 333 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." It is this assertion of Garrick's and Sheridan's, it may be, that Campbell...
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William Hogarth

Austin Dobson - 1891 - 368 pages
...yet still he charms the Eye ; While England lives, his Fame can never die ; But he who struts lit's Hour upon the Stage, Can scarce extend his Fame for...save, The Art, and Artist, share one common Grave." The idea in the last couplet, which the author of the Prologue is thought to have borrowed from " The...
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Madonna Pia, a Tragedy: And Three Other Dramas, Written and Translated by ...

Theodore Martin - 1894 - 315 pages
...Europe for a century and a half A welcome peace, — a peace, the precious fruit 1 "He who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fame for...; Nor pen nor pencil can the actor save, The art, the artist, share one common grave." — GARRICK. Prologue to The Clandestine Marriage. Of thirty years...
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