Proteus Visiting Comical Dick In The Workhouse , An Actor Of Great Celebrity At ...
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Description: Proteus visiting Comical Dick in the Workhouse , an actor of great celebrity at one period of his life . Last scene of all , / That ends this strange eventful history , / Is second childishness , and mere oblivion , / Sans teeth , sans eyes , sans taste , sans every thing . ( Shakespeare , As you Like It , Act II , Scene VII , spoken by Jacques ) . ( Subject of illustration is the Inevitable decline of an actors fortunes ) . Engraving from 1825 by Theodore Lane . Source : The Life of an Actor