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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Winter's tale. Comedy of errors ... - Page 398
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Edmond Malone, Charles Symmons - 1826
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Macbeth. King John

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
...long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold,...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
...any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard' a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold,...must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told ; And, in the last repeating, troublesome, Being urged at a time unseasonable. Sal. In this, the antique...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1803
...any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold,...be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told; And, in the last repeating, troublesome, Being urged at a time unseasonable. Sal. In this, the antique...
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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 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: 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...heaven to 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...
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The invisible enemy; or, The mines of Wielitska, a Polish legendary romance

Thomas Pike Lathy - 1806
...have added another charm would have been superfluous ; as, in the words of our immortal poet— To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or, with taper lijht, To seek the beauteous eye of hcav'n to garnish, » Is wasteful and ridiculous excess....
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1806
...view of confirming his title to the throne, his competitor no longer standing in his way. Malone. To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainhow, or with taper-light To seek the heauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1806
...Johnson. It should he rememhered, that King John was at present crowned for ii:e fourth time. Steevem. To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainhow, or with taper-light To seek the heauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1806
...Malone. It should he rememhered, that King John was at present crowned for ihefaurth time. Steevens. To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainhow, or with taper-light To seek the heauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous...
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