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" Shakespeare, must enjoy a part. For though the poet's matter nature be, His art doth give the fashion; and, that he Who casts to write a living line, must sweat (Such as thine are) and strike the second heat Upon the Muses... "
The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected - Page viii
by William Shakespeare - 1773
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The Poet's Praise: From Homer to Swinburne

Estelle Davenport Adams - English poetry - 1894 - 407 pages
...will vouchsafe no other wit. . . 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 Who casts to write a living line, must sweat, (Such as thine are), and strike...
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Poets on Poets

Lady Jane Maria Grant Strachey, Lady Strachey (Jane Maria) - English poetry - 1894 - 324 pages
...they were not of Nature's family. 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 Who casts to write a living line, must sweat, Such as thine are, and strike...
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The Laureates of England, from Ben Jonson to Alfred Tennyson

Poets laureate - 1895 - 459 pages
...were not of Nature's family. 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 Who casts to write a living line, must sweat — Such as thine are — and strike...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1895
...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 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...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

James G. McManaway - Literary Criticism - 1962 - 50 pages
...the dressing of his lines! . . . 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. . . . For a good poet's made, as well as born. And such wert thou. [Ben Jonson, "To the Memory...
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The Elizabethan Dramatists as Critics

David Klein - Criticism - 1963 - 420 pages
...Author Mr. William Shakespeare: 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 Who casts to write a living line, must sweat, (Such as thine are) and strike the...
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Studies in Shakespeare, Bibliography, and Theatre

James McManaway - 1990 - 417 pages
...dressing of his lines! . . . Yet must I not giue Nature all : Thy Art, My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part. For though the Poet's matter, Nature be, His Art doth giue the fashion. . . . For a good Poet's made, as well as borne. And such wert thou.8 Notes on Act...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...age, but for all time! (1. 38) 45 Yet must I not give Nature all; thy art, My gentle Shakespeare, must lies Under fashion; and, that he Jonson POETRY QUOTATIONS Who casts to write a living line, must sweat (Such as...
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A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture

Michael Hattaway - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 786 pages
...Shakespeare as reviser and improver: 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, Who casts to write a living line, must sweat, (Such as thine are) and strike...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...they were not of Nature's family. Yet must I not give Nature all; thy art, My gentle Shakespeare, must 6>C. SCENE — Messina. ACT I. SCENE I. Before LEONATO' s house. Enter LEON fashion; and that he Who casts to write a living line, must sweat, — Such as thine are, — and strike...
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