Portrait of William Shakespeare


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Portrait of Shakespeare for Pope's edition of Shakespeare's works. Inscription on the monument: 'Ingenio Pylium, Genio Socrates, arte Maronem, Terra Tegit, Populus Maeret, Olympus Habet. / Stay, passenger, why dost thou go so fast? Read if thou canst, whom envious Death has plac'd Within this Monument; Shakespear, with whom Quick Nature dy'd, whose Names doth deck the Tomb Far more than Cost, since all that he has Writ Leaves living Art, but Page to serve his Wit. / Obt. Ano. Dni. Aetat. 53.Die 23 Apr.'

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Ingenuity: Ingenio, Ingenuity: Genio, Ingenuity: Wit, Shakespeare, Portrait, Monument, Pope
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