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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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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1848
...silent ; eloquence were folly, geniiia impotence, in such a work. We pass away from that theme. " To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...to garnish — Is wasteful and ridiculous excess." What has been the conduct of the famous men of America ? Great Statesmen are the mountains of the world...
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Select plays [5 plays], with notes and an intr. to each play and a life of ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...ancient or modern), there are few which are better known than this one from our present play ; " To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with a taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess." H...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

1850
...better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possessed with double pomp, 1 Owns. 2 ie secretly. To guard1 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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Apophthegms from the plays of Shakespeare, by C. Lyndon

William Shakespeare - 1850
...world, can make me joy : life is as tedious as a twice-told tale.—LEW. III., 4. To guard a title that was rich before, to gild refined gold, to paint...of heaven to garnish, is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.—SAL. IV., 2. This act is as an ancient tale new told; and, in the last repeating, troublesome,...
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Mnemotechny, Or Art of Memory ...: With a Mnemotechnic Dictionary

Pliny Miles - 1850
...from her pictured urn Thoughts that breathe and words that burn. The Progress of Poesy. GRAY. 65. To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...Heaven to garnish, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess. King John — Act 4, Sc. 2. SHAKSPEARE. ADJOURN. 56. Polonius. My lord, I will use them according to...
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Mnemotechny, or art of memory, theoretical and practical: with a ...

Pliny Miles - 1850
...from her pictured urn Thoughts that breathe and words that burn. The Progress of Poesy. GRAY. 55. To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...Heaven to garnish, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess. King John — Act 4, Sc. 2. SHAKSPEARC. ADJOURN. 66. Polonius. My lord, I will use them according to...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr., embracing a ...

William Shakespeare - 1850
...title that was rich before, To throw a perfume on the violet, To gild refmed gold, to paint the lily, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow,...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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Comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1851
...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...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 ; The ' Guard...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1851
...longed-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possessed 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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Dictionary of Shakespearian quotations: Exhibiting the most forcible ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1851 - 418 pages
...and day-wearied sun, — Even this night your breathing shall expire. A" ./. v. 4. SUPERFLUITY. To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...heaven to garnish, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess. A". /. iv. 2. SUPERSCRIPTION. To the snow-white hand of -the most beautiful Lady Rosaline. L. i.iv.2....
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