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" To guard a title that was rich before, 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, [s wasteful and... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 251
by William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Alexander Pope, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Sir Thomas Hanmer, William Warburton, George Steevens, Edward Capell, Isaac Reed - 1821
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The Works: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings by Robert Anderson, Volume 7

John Moore - 1820
...articles when in them consisted all I knew of the lady. Besides, you have yourself seen her, and To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet. To smooth the ice, or add another hu e Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful,...
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Don Juan, Cantos III, IV, and V

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1821 - 218 pages
...perfume to the violet.'' This version by no means improves the original, which is as follows : " To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, " To throw a perfume on the violet," &c. KING JOHN. A great poet quoting another should be correct ; he should also be accurate, when he...
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Edinburgh Dramatic Review, Volumes 1-2

1822
...manners and the ^imes. To dwell upon the memory of Kemble, and for us to praise him, would be " To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet ;" nevertheless, we must reserve our remarks upon Mr. Vandenhnff's original and borrowed beauties till...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: King John ...

William Shakespeare - 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 Plays, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 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
...those over 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...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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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...land, With any long'd-for change, or better slate. Sal. Therefore, to be posiess'd with double porno, To guard a title, that was rich before, To gild refined...perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hne Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye oi'heaven to garnish, Is wasteful,...
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1824
...those over whom they ruled, such defences as they have both, put forth would never have bee» needed. " To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined...lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth llit ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 8

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...land \Viih any long'd-for change, or better state. &>/• Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp. To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined...paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess. K. John. Some reasons of this double coronation I have possess'd...
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