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" Look when a painter would surpass the life In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed: So did this horse excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. "
The Temple Shakespeare - Page 19
by William Shakespeare, Sir Israel Gollancz - 1593
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ...

William Shakespeare - 1804
...sight agrees. Look when a painter wou'd surpass the life, In limning-out a well-proportion'd steed, His art, with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed ; So did his horse excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. i Bonnd-hooft, short-jointed,...
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The Poems of William Shakespeare: Comprehending Venus and Adonis, Tarquin ...

William Shakespeare - History - 1808 - 204 pages
...sight agrees-. Like when a painter who'd surpass the life, In limning out a well proportion'd steed, His art, with nature's workmanship at strife, As if...dead the living should exceed : So did this horse exceed a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. High crest, short cars, straight...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...expressed : " Look, when a painter would surpass the life, " In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, " His art with nature's workmanship at strife, " As...living should exceed " So did this horse excel!," &c. Enter certain Senators, and pass over. Pain. How this lord 's follow'd! Poet. The senators of Athens;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1809
...expressed : "Look, when a pamter would surpass the life, " In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, " His art with nature's workmanship at strife, " As...dead the living should exceed " So did this horse excell," &c. Enter certam Senators, and p ass ever. Pain. How this lord 's follow'd ! Poet- The senators...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1809
...Look, when a painter would surpass the life, " In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, " His art wtth nature's workmanship at strife, " As if the dead the...living should exceed " So did this horse excel!," &c. Enter certain Senators, and pass over. Pain. How this lord 's follpw'd ! JPoet. The senators of...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...sight agrees. Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, His art with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed ; So did this hone excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hooPd, short-jointed,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...else he sues, Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportion'*! steed. His art with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living sbould exceed; So did this horse excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone....
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1812
...sight agrees. Like when a painter who'd surpass the life, In limning out a well proportion'd steed, His art, with nature's workmanship at strife, As if...dead the living should exceed : So did this horse exceed a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. High crest, short ears, straight...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...sight agrees. Look when a painter who'd surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportion 'd steed, His art, with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed : So did his horse exceed a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. Round-hoof' d, short-jointed,...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1817
... Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-porportion'd steed, His art's with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead...Round-hoof 'd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad-breast, full eyes, small head, and nostril wide, High crest, short ears, straight legs, and passing...
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