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" In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed ; So did this horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. "
The Retrospective Review - Page 384
1823
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...proud sight agrees. Like when a painter who'd surpass the life, In limning out a well proportion'd steed, His art, with nature's workmanship at strife,...dead the living should exceed : So did this horse exceed a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. High crest, short ears, straight...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...proud sight agrees. Look when a painter who'd surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportion 'd steed, His art, with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed : So did his horse exceed a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. Round-hoof' d, short-jointed,...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...: Anon he rears upright, curvets and leaps, As who should say, lo ! thus my strength is try'd. — Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-porportion'd steed, His art's with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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Comparaison entre la tête d'un des chèvaux [sic] de Venise, qui étoient sur ...

Benjamin Robert Haydon - 1818
...PARTHENON. Imprimé premièrement dans " The Annals of the Fine Arts." PAR BR HAYDON, PEINTRE D'HISTOIKE. Look when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportional steed, His art, with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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Comparaison entre la tete d'un des chevaux de Venise

Benjamin Robert Haydon - 1818
...PARTHENON. Imprimé premièrement dans " The Annals of the Fine Arts." PAR BR HAYDON, PEINTRE D'HISTOIRE. Look when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportional steed, His art, with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...trapping gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning...dead the living should exceed ; So did this horse excell a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. ties, not leap, as the word is now...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Halts not particularly 5, but moves itself In a wide sea of wax 6 : no levell'd malice 7 " Look, when & painter would surpass the life, " In limning out a...dead the living should exceed ; " So did this horse excell," &c. In Drayton's Mortimeriados, printed I believe in 1596, (afterwards entitled The Barons'...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...trapping gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning...steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife 8, As if the dead the living should exceed ; So did this horse excell a common one, In shape, in courage,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1821
...levell'd malice 7 ' Look, when & painter would surpass the life, ' In limning out a well-proportion 'd steed, ' His art with nature's workmanship at strife,...living should exceed ; ' So did this horse excel!," &c. In Drayton's Mortimeriados, printed I believe in 1596, (afterwards entitled The Barons' Wars,)...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 7

Books - 1823
...scattered over his plays, and very many passages which excel it in the poems. The Venus and Adunis was first published in the year 1593 or 1694, and...one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hoof'd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, full eyes, small head, and nostril...
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