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" In limning out a well-proportion'd 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. "
The Retrospective Review - Page 384
1823
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Shakespeare's Venvs & Adonis

William Shakespeare - Drama - 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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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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Poems on Affairs of State from the Time of Oliver Cromwell to the Abdication ...

Poetry - 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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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ...

William Shakespeare - 1804
...nothing else with his proud sight agrees. Look when a painter wou'd surpass the life, In limning-out a well-proportion'd steed, His art, with nature's...strife, As if the dead the living should exceed ; So did his horse excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. i • Bonnd-hooft, short-jointed,...
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The Poems of William Shakespeare: Comprehending Venus and Adonis, Tarquin ...

William Shakespeare - History - 1808 - 204 pages
...proud sight agrees-. Like when a painter who'd surpass the life, In limning out a well proportion'd steed, His art, with nature's workmanship at strife,...dead the living should exceed : So did this horse exceed a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. High crest, short cars, straight...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 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...living should exceed " So did this horse excel!," &c. Enter certain Senators, and pass over. Pain. How this lord 's follow'd! Poet. The senators of Athens;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson - 1809
...author's Venus and Adonis, where the same thought is more clearly expressed : "Look, when a pamter would surpass the life, " In limning out a well-proportion'd...dead the living should exceed " So did this horse excell," &c. Enter certam Senators, and p ass ever. Pain. How this lord 's follow'd ! Poet- The senators...
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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 the series ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...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...if the dead the living should exceed ; So did this hone excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hooPd, short-jointed,...
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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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