A Lecture on Some Portraits of Shakespeare, and Shakespeare's Brooch

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Сторінка 10 - ... twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. Now this overdone, or come tardy off, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve; the censure of the which one must, in your allowance, o'erweigh a whole theatre of others.
Сторінка 6 - ... painting from the bust; but having seen the picture, I cannot for a moment longer imagine that the former position can be ultimately established, and I fancy that it is one somewhat unlikely in itself to be correct, even were the painting of the requisite antiquity. I have little, if any, doubt that this portrait was copied from the bust, at the very earliest some time in the first half of the last century, but more probably, as Mr. Dixon has suggested, about the time of the Jubilee.
Сторінка 15 - Catalogue of antiquities in the National Museum of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Edinburgh: Royal Institution, 1876.
Сторінка 7 - I think, has no merit of any kind, not even that of age; it is a modern daub, possibly a tavern sign, a ' Shakspear's Head,' probably made up for some purpose connected with the jubilee.

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