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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 the Corrections and ... - Page 57
by William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1817
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - Drama - 1819
...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,...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
...Letters, 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 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 and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...Letters, folio, 1664, p. 244. * Conjectures on Original Composition, by Dr. Edward Young. " To guard a title that was rich before, " To gild refined gold,...To throw a perfume on the violet, " To smooth the Lee, or add another hue " Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light " To seek the beauteous eye or heaven...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...any 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,...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
...any 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,...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
...any 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,...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
...any 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,...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 Oriental Herald, Volume 2

Christianity - 1824
...whom they ruled, such defences as they have both put forth would never have been needed. " To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold,...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." And...
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