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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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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
...state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard8 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, arid ridiculous...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1823
...state. Sal. Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard 5 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 Oriental Herald, Volume 2

Christianity - 1824
...they have both put forth would never have been needed. " 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, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1824
...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 beauteous eye of heaven to garnish J, Secretly. f Lacn....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1824
...state. .v. / Therefore, to be poraess'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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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...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, PHILOSOPHY. Hang up philosophy...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...applause is paid him, and when every tongue is big with his boundless fame. He himself tells us, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume...the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue To seek the beauteous eye of heav'n to garnish, Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light Is wasteful and...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...slate. Sal. Therefore, to be posiess'd with double porno, 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 hne Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye oi'heaven to garnish, Is wasteful,...
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