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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. "
King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV, part 1 - Page 126
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1828
...state. Sal. 1 herefore, 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 on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye...
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The French Librarian: Or Literary Guide, Pointing Out the Best Works of the ...

L. T. Ventouillac - Best books - 1829 - 536 pages
...to add praise where it has already been so frequently and so justly bestowed, were indeed — " 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...
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Words on Words: A Dictionary for Writers and Others who Care about Words

John B. Bremner - Reference - 1980 - 405 pages
...ridiculous excess" of John's second coronation. To crown him a second time, says Salisbury, is "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." Go paint the lily, or gild the clouds with...
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King John: New Perspectives

Deborah T. Curren-Aquino - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 205 pages
...revolt; Salisbury. 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 on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...OF SALISBURY. Therefore, to be possest with double pomp. To guard a title that was rich before, To And wil@; 3 smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Kingjohn Life is as tedlous as a twice-told tale. Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. 10305 Kingjohn To London all that life can afford. 5095 Boswell - Life All argument is again smooth the ice. or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper light To seek the beauteous eye...
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The Life and Death of King John

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 303 pages
...SALISBURY Therefore, to be possessed with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, io To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, i again crowned) F}; against crown'd FI 8 longed-for change] F4; long'd-for-changc FI in 1203) and...
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Say It Like Shakespeare: How to Give a Speech Like Hamlet, Persuade Like ...

Thomas Leech - Business & Economics - 2001 - 313 pages
...be creative. Use your head; explore the whole body of available options. 216 Don't Gild the Lily 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...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...Edward— Richard III IILi 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 on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...OF SALISBURY. Therefore, to be possest with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, To Incorporated 2 iron? KING JOHN IV. П. 69-118 To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light...
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