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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 plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and illustrations ... - Page 377
by William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1806
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...state. Sal. Therefore, to tie possess'd with double pomp, To guard* a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...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...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1811
...state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp To guard ta title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...violet, 'To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beanteous eye of heaven to garnish J, Js wasteful, and ridiculous...
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Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV., part I

William Shakespeare - 1811
...state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard5 a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light •* Go closely in luith me.] ie secretly, privately. * To guard — ]...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volumes 1-2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...external testimony in proof of such excellence, borders on the charge of ridiculous anxiety; it is To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet. '* For one hint, as it is given by Johnson, I shall make no apology. ' Addison is now despised by some,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guards a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...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...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 456 pages
...his master that doth tar him on ||. 323. SUPEREROGATION. To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, * Waller, in his Speech before the Parliament, admirably applied thus the Scriptural Aphorism, " Thou...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1813
...state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...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, It wasteful, and ridiculous...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1813
...state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...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...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 84, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1814
...For ye shall find he will outstrip all praise, And maku it halt behind him : — 'twere as well To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous face of Heav'n to garnish. Oh I he 's above all...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...needs seem horrible. To add to Perfection, superfluous and anpicioui. To gild refined gold, to pint 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 togarniib, Is wasteful and ridiculous...
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