. The comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakspere. V.— Wind lip my ivatch.It is said that watches for the pocket werefirst brought to England from Germany, in1580. We give a representation of an ancientwatch from a remarkable specimen. Thiswatch is embellished on the face with roses andthistles conjoined, and has no minute-hand:these circumstances fix its date somewhere inthe reign of James I. It is of silver, about thesize of a walnut; the lid shuts the face fromview, and when closed it looks like a small pear.In Hollars print of Summer—a half-lengthportrait of a lady—a wat

. The comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakspere. V.— Wind lip my ivatch.It is said that watches for the pocket werefirst brought to England from Germany, in1580. We give a representation of an ancientwatch from a remarkable specimen. Thiswatch is embellished on the face with roses andthistles conjoined, and has no minute-hand:these circumstances fix its date somewhere inthe reign of James I. It is of silver, about thesize of a walnut; the lid shuts the face fromview, and when closed it looks like a small pear.In Hollars print of Summer—a half-lengthportrait of a lady—a wat Stock Photo
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. The comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakspere. V.— Wind lip my ivatch.It is said that watches for the pocket werefirst brought to England from Germany, in1580. We give a representation of an ancientwatch from a remarkable specimen. Thiswatch is embellished on the face with roses andthistles conjoined, and has no minute-hand:these circumstances fix its date somewhere inthe reign of James I. It is of silver, about thesize of a walnut; the lid shuts the face fromview, and when closed it looks like a small pear.In Hollars print of Summer—a half-lengthportrait of a lady—a watch, similar to ourspecimen, hangs from the girdle.. ^^ Scene V. — The impyessure her Lucrece.One of the many evidences of Shaksperesfamiliarity with ancient works of art, in com- mon with the best educated of his time. Wegive a copy of an antique Lucrece; —

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