As You Like It – Act II, Scene VII

Act II, Scene VII (f)

Painted by R. Smirke, R.A.
Engraved by W. Leney

‘The Seven Ages. Sixth Age.’
Jaq. The sixth age shifts / Into the lean and slipper’d pantaloon; / With spectacles on nose and pouch on side; / His youthful hose well sav’d, a world too wide / For his shrunk shank; and his big manly voice / Turning again toward childish treble, pipes / And whistles in his sound:

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