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" In limning out a well-proportioned steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed; So did this horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. "
Shakespeare's tragedy of Timon of Athens - Page 161
by William Shakespeare - 1906 - 235 pages
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The Temple Shakespeare, Volume 39

William Shakespeare, Sir Israel Gollancz - 1593
...trappings gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportion'd steed, 290 His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living...
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Shakespeare's Venvs & Adonis

William Shakespeare - 1593 - 106 pages
...trappings gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportion'd steed, 290 His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living...
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Poems on Affairs of State from the Time of Oliver Cromwell to the Abdication ...

1707
...nothing elfe he fees : For nothing elfe with his proud fight agrees. Look when a Painter would furpafs the Life, In limning out a well.proportion'd Steed, His Art with Nature's Workmanfliip at ftrife, As if the dead the living fhould exceed : So did his Horfe excel a common one,...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1809
...may appear from our author's Venus and Adonis, where the same thought is more clearly expressed : " Look, when a painter would surpass the life, " In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, " His art wtth nature's workmanship at strife, " As if the dead the living should exceed " So did this horse...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...pricking spur ? For rich caparisons, or trappings gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sues, Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportion'*! steed. His art with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living sbould...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1817
...: Anon he rears upright, curvets and leaps, As who should say, lo ! thus my strength is try'd. — Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-porportion'd steed, His art's with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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Comparaison entre la tete d'un des chevaux de Venise

Benjamin Robert Haydon - 1818
...PARTHENON. Imprimé premièrement dans " The Annals of the Fine Arts." PAR BR HAYDON, PEINTRE D'HISTOIRE. Look when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportional steed, His art, with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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Comparaison entre la tête d'un des chèvaux [sic] de Venise, qui étoient sur ...

Benjamin Robert Haydon - 1818
...PARTHENON. Imprimé premièrement dans " The Annals of the Fine Arts." PAR BR HAYDON, PEINTRE D'HISTOIKE. Look when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportional steed, His art, with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Venus and Adonis. Rape of ...

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Edward Capell, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...trapping gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning...steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife 8, As if the dead the living should exceed ; So did this horse excell a common one, In shape, in courage,...
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Fridolin Oder Der Gang Nach Dem Eisenhammer

Friedrich Schiller, Moritz Retzsch - 1824 - 43 pages
...terrible." This noble animal embodies Shakspeare's celebrated description in "Venus and Adonis:" — " Look when a painter would surpass the life In limning out a well proportion'd steed ;" &c. or that less known, but remarkably similar, by Pulci, in canto XV. of...
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