Royal Beard

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An astonished old king looks at the viewer as his hands play in his fluffy beard
By holy rood, a royal beard!
How say you? we have slept, my lords.
My beard has grown into my lap.

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Robarts Library, the Internet Archive
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Book illustrated, engraved, and printed under the supervision of George T. Andrew

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An old king wearing his crown looks in astonishment in the viewer’s direction while his hands play in his remarkably long and fluffy white beard.

A list of the artists who contributed to the book is given in the opening pages. It includes Charles Copeland, Harry Fenn, W. J. Fenn, Edmund H. Garrett, W. St. John Harper, H. Winthrop Pierce, and J. D. Woodward.

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