SCENE vi PART FIRST SPIRIT OF THE YEARS Husk levities. Events press: turn to westward. A nebulous curtain draws slowly across. SCENE VI SHOCKERWICK HOUSE, NEAR BATH The interior of the Picture Gallery. Enter WILTSHIRE the owner, and PITT, who looks emaciated and walks feebly. WILTSHIRE (pointing to a portrait) Now here you have the lady we discussed: A fine example of his manner, sir ? PITT It is a fine example, sir, indeed, With that transparency amid the shades, And those thin blue-green-greyish leafages Behind the pillar in the background there, Which seem the leaves themselves.Ah, this is Quin. (Moving to another picture.) WILTSHIRE Yes, Quin. A man of varied parts, though rough And choleric at times. Yet, at his best, As Falstaff, never matched, they say. But I Had not the fate to see him in the flesh. PITT Churchill well carves him in his " Characters " : " His eyes, in gloomy socket taught to roll, Proclaimed the sullen habit of his soul.