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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 Image of the Actor: Verbal and Visual Representation in the Age of ...

Shearer West - 1991 - 191 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. thus became an often-expressed wish, but one which could not be satisfied completely,...
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The Clandestine Marriage

David Garrick, George Colman, the elder - 1995 - 272 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 Half an Age; 20 Nor Pen nor Pencil can the Actor save, The Art, and Artist, share one common Grave. 3-4 That each...from...
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Del oficio al mito: el actor en sus documentos, Volume 1

1997 - 480 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 half an age; Ñor pen ñor pencil can the actor save, The art, and artist, share one common grave...* 8. Ver David...
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Shakespeare Survey, Issue 51

Stanley Wells - 2003 - 424 pages
...RECORDED IN THE THEATRICAL PORTRAITS AT THE GARRICK CLUB DESMOND SHAWE-TAYLOR But he who struts his hour upon the stage Can scarce extend his fame for...an age; Nor pen nor pencil can the actor save, The an and artist share one common grave. (David Garrick, Prologue to The Clandestine Marriage, 1766) 'The...
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The Living Age, Volume 104

1870
...lives his fame can never die; But he who struts his hour upon the stage, Can scarce extend his fume for half an age ; Nor pen nor pencil can the actor...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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