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1888. Written by the Scottish-born educator and author, William Shakespeare Portrayed by Himself is counted among Waters' other works which include Intellectual Pursuits, Life of William Cobbett, John Selden and his Table-Talk, Flasher of Wit and Humor, and a capital edition of Cobbett's English Grammar, all of which have passed through several editions. Partial Contents: The Universal Interest in the Personality of the Poet-What the Writer Intends to Show; The Argument Stated-The Historical Data of the Play; The Argument Continued and Fortified-How Genius Gets an Education; The Prince and the Poet Compared; Another View of the Poet in the Prince; Look Here Upon This Picture, and Then On This ; The Merry Meeting-The Deer-Stealing Adventure; Turning Past Evils to Advantages; The Incidents of Shakespeare's Life-His Conversation-His Works; The Known Traits of the Poet Compared with Those of the Prince; Scene with the Chief-Justice; The Stage as a Profession in Shakespeare's Time; Shakespeare's Career in London; Shakespeare's Learning; Contemporary References to Shakespeare; The Sources of the Play; Mr. Donnelly and his Cryptogram; The Cipher; Some Important Considerations Touching the Baconian Theory; and Ben Jonson, Bacon, and Shakespeare.