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Violets dim,
But sweeter than the lids of Juno’s eyes.
(The winter’s tale)

George Adolphus Storey, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Violets dim,
But sweeter than the lids of Juno’s eyes.
(The winter’s tale)

George Adolphus Storey, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Philomel, with melody
Sing in our sweet lullaby.
(A midsummer night’s dream)

Frederick Hamilton Jackson, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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Philomel, with melody
Sing in our sweet lullaby.
(A midsummer night’s dream)

Frederick Hamilton Jackson, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Good night, good night! Parting is such a sweet sorrow
That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
(Romeo an Juliet)

Archibald Standish Hartrick (1864-1950), from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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Good night, good night! Parting is such a sweet sorrow
That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
(Romeo an Juliet)

Archibald Standish Hartrick (1864-1950), from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Blow, blow, thou winter wind.
(As you like it)

Joseph Farquharson, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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Blow, blow, thou winter wind.
(As you like it)

Joseph Farquharson, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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Monday, October 6, 2014
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Touchstone and Audrey. 

John Collier, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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Touchstone and Audrey.

John Collier, from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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Monday, October 6, 2014
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And how Audrey? Am I the man yet?(As you like it.)

Henry Matthew Brock  (1875-1960), from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

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And how Audrey? Am I the man yet?
(As you like it.)

Henry Matthew Brock (1875-1960), from A tribute to the genius of William Shakespeare, foreword by W. L. courtney, London, 1916.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, October 6, 2014
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Opening illustration to act IV.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Opening illustration to act IV.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Hermia: Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Hermia: Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014