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" Yet must I not give nature all ; thy art, My gentle SHAKESPEARE, must enjoy a part. For though the poet's matter nature be, His art doth give the fashion : and, that he 278 Who casts to write a living line, must sweat, (Such as thine are) and strike the... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 94
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Shakespeare: His Life, Art, and Characters : with an Historical ..., Volume 1

Henry Norman Hudson - English drama - 1872
...the folio of 1623, he puts this point just as, we may be sure, he had himself seen it to be true : " Yet must I not give Nature all ; thy art, My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part : For a good poet 's made, as well as born ; And such wert thou." As to the question how far his genius went...
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Introductory Text-book of English Composition, Based on Grammatical Synthesis

Walter Scott Dalgleish - English language - 1872 - 144 pages
...thought Ben Jonson,—himself a thoroughly artistic poet,—who, speaking of Shakespeare, says that " Though the poet's matter Nature be, . His art doth give the fashion." He also gives warning against the neglect of the poetical art, saying that if the poet trust too much...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

Rosaline Orme Masson - English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...and deserted lie, Neat Terence, witty Plautus, now not please ; As they were not of Nature's family.. Yet must I not give Nature all: thy art, My gentle...nature be, His art doth give the fashion : and that he 1 Who casts to write a living line must sweat Such as thine are, and strike the second heat Upon the...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

Rosaline Orme Masson - English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...witty Plautus, now not please ; But antiquated and deserted lie, As they were not of Nature's family. Yet must I not give Nature all : thy art, My gentle...nature be, His art doth give the fashion : and that he1 Who casts to write a living line must sweat Such as thine are, and strike the second heat Upon...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

Rosaline Orme Masson - English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...witty Plautus, now not please ; But antiquated and deserted lie, As they were not of Nature's family. Yet must I not give Nature all : thy art, My gentle...nature be, His art doth give the fashion : and that he1 Who casts to write a living line must sweat Such as thine are, and strike the second heat Upon...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...As they were not of nature's family. Vet must I not give nature all ; thy art, My gentle Shakspeare, e can ; Let the world's riches, which dispersed lie,...Contract into a span.' So strength first made a wa \Vho casts to write a living line, mast sweat — Such as thine are — and strike the second heat...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson - English poetry - 1879 - 686 pages
...witty Plautus, now not please ; But antiquated and deserted lie, As they were not of Nature's family. Yet must I not give Nature all ; thy art, My gentle...nature be, His art doth give the fashion : and, that he Wrho casts to write a living line, must 'sweat, (Such as thine are) and strike the second heat Upon...
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Shakspeare and His Contemporaries: Together with the Plots of His Plays ...

William Tegg - 1879 - 244 pages
...he, As they were not of Nature's family. Yet must I not give Nature all; thy art My gentle Shakspeare must enjoy a part. For though the poet's matter Nature...art doth give the fashion; and that he, Who casts aright a living line, must sweat, (Such as thine are) and strike the second heat Upon the Muses' anvil;...
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Shakespeare's Centurie of Prayse: Being Materials for a History of Opinion ...

Clement Mansfield Ingleby - 1879 - 471 pages
..." (date 1661). But Ben Jonson and L. Digges allow Shakespeare a sort of art. The former writes : " Yet must I not give Nature all : Thy Art, My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part " (p. 149). And Digges assigns him : " Art without Art unparaleld as yet " (date 1640). [So al»o the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1879
...witty Plautus, now not please ; But antiquated and deserted lie, As they were not of Nature's family. Yet must I not give Nature all : Thy art, My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part. A little nearer Spenser, to make room For Shakespeare in your threefold fourfold torrb. 1 not appear...
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