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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 Works of Shakespeare ... - Page 95
by William Shakespeare - 1907
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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...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,...
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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...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...
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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...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, PHILOSOPHY. Hang...
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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...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,...
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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...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 J, » Secretly....
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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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The Oriental Herald, and Journal of General Literature, Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1824
...they have both, put forth would never have bee» needed. " 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 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 Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham].

James Silk Buckingham - 1824
...have been needed. " To guard a title that was rich before, To ill. I refined gold, to paint ttie Illy, 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 auil...
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The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron, Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
...square, Because he had journey'd fifty miles, and found No sign that it was circular any where; " To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet," &c. King John. A great poet quoting another should he correct; he should also he accurate, when he...
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