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" To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. "
The Works of William Shakespeare - Page 51
by William Shakespeare - 1810
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Macbeth. King John

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
...expedtation troubled not the land, With any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that...heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. 160 Pemb. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This aft is as an ancient tale new told ; And,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...expectation troubled not the land, With any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard' a title that...heaven to garnish,* Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pem. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told ; And, in the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1803
...expectation troubled not the land, With any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that...heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. ^ Pem, But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told; And, in...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard5 a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold,...another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light 4 Go closely in with me.] ie secretly, privately. * To guard ] ie to fringe, or lace. To seek the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1805
...any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard5 a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold,...another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light 4 Go closely in with me.] ie secretly, privately. To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 6

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...the land, With any long'd-for change, or better state. To guard a title that was rich before 40, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily. To throw a perfume...garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pemb. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told ; And, in the last...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Gerhard Fleischer - Drama - 1806
...expectation troubled not the land, With any long'il-for change, or better state. Hal. Therefore , to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that...throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, Of add another due Unto the rainbow, or with taper -light To seek the beauteons eye of heaven to garnish,...
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Macbeth. King John. King Richard II.-v. 2. King Henry IV. King Henry V.-v. 3 ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1807
...expectation troubled not the land, With any long'd-for chiinge, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that...heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pem. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told ; And, in the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough, Nicholas Rowe - 1807
...long'd-for change, or belter state. Sal. Therefore, tobe possess'd with double pomp, To guard1 a tille that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint...garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pemb. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told ; And, in the last...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...found in the followin g pages, I shall not attempt to make any addition. He has justly observed, that " To guard a title that was rich before, " To gild refined...to garnish, " Is wasteful and ridiculous excess." Let me, however, be permitted to remark, that beside all his other transcendent merits, he was the...
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