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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: With Explanatory Notes. To which ... - Page 403
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough, Nicholas Rowe - 1807
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...age, and more than one country. '• Therefore to be possessed with double pom j-, To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint...ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper light To seek the beauteous eye of heav'n to garnish, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess." The...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1819
...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, to paint...taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnnb, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pern. But that your royal pleasure must h done, This act...
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The Works of John Moore

Robert Anderson - 1820
...articles when in. them consisted all I knew of the lady. Besides, you ha,ve yourself seen her, and •To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.* I therefore proceed to what will interest you more. Though our acquaintance has not been long, yet...
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Plays and poems of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, William Warburton, Sir Thomas Hanmer, George Steevens, Edward Capell, Isaac Reed, Nicholas Rowe, Arthur Brooke, Richard Farmer, George Chalmers - 1821
...folio, 1GG4, p. 244. * Conjectures on Original Composition, by Dr. Edward Young. " To guard a. title that was rich before, " To gild refined gold, to paint...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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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard 5 a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint...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, in Ten Volumes: King John ...

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1823
...long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard8 a title that was rich before,. To gild refined gold, to paint...the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, arid ridiculous excess. Pemb. But that your royal pleasure must be done. This act is as an ancient...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1824
...loiig'd-for change, or belter state. .v. / Therefore, to be poraess'd with double pomp To guard* a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint...heaven to garnish,? Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pern. 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, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - 1824
...long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard ta title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint...taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish J, » Secretly. f Lacn. » Decorate. Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pern. But that your royal...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...could bear , That, when the sea was calm, all boats alike Show'd mastership in floating PERFECTION. To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, PHILOSOPHY. Hang up philosophy ! Unless philosophy can make a Juliet, Displant a town, reverse a prince's...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...intent must needs seem horrible. Hub. None, but to lose your eyes. PERFECTION ADMITS OF NO ADDITION. To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice,...heaven to garnish*, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess. » * * * * In this, the antique and well-noted face Of plain old form is much disfigured: And, like...
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