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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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and selected ...

William Shakespeare - 1843
...any long'd-for change, or better state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard2 a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold,...heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess. Pernb. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told3 : And, in...
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Words on Words: A Dictionary for Writers and Others who Care about Words

John B. Bremner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1980 - 405 pages
Surveying the expanding conflict in Europe during one of his famous fireside chats in 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt ominously warned that "we know of other methods, new ...
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R.E.A.L: The Yearbook of Research in English and American L Terature. II

Herbert Grabes, Hans-Jürgen Diller, Hans Bungert - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 443 pages
..."double coronation" (IV.ii.40) serve any purpose? 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. (IV.ii.9-16) After all, how can "the beauteous eye of heaven" — that "Stays in his course and plays...
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King John: New Perspectives

Deborah T. Curren-Aquino - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 205 pages
...of men ne'er stained with revolt; Salisbury. 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. [Your behavior] Makes sound opinion sick, and truth suspected, For putting on so new a fashion'd robe....
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King John

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1990 - 212 pages
...SALISBURY Therefore, to be possessed with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, 10 To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, 15 Is wasteful and ridiculous excess. PEMBROKE But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...long'd-for change or better state. EARL OF SALISBURY. Therefore, to be possest with double pomp. To guard 996 EARL OF PEMBROKE. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new-told;...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Kingjohn Life is as tedlous as a twice-told tale. Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. 10305 Kingjohn To London all that life can afford. 5095 Boswell - Life...[ghostsl; but all belief is for it. 5096 Boswell - Life taper light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish. Is wasteful and ridiculous excess. 10306...
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A Little Princess

Frances Hodgson Burnett - Fiction - 2002 - 242 pages
Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...general all-ending day. Prince Edward— Richard III IILi 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. Salisbury — King John IV.ii Some men there are love not a gaping pig; Some, that are mad if they...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1994 - 1280 pages
...gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, iron? KING JOHN IV. П. 69-118 m 7 2 EARL OF PEMBROKE. But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new-told;...
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