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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 New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 7

1823
...sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. . :V1 ••''! Look when a painter would surpass the life, In limning...strife, As if the dead the living should exceed : So did his horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hooPd, short jointed,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

1823
...trappings 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...strife, As if the dead the living should exceed : So did his horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hoof'd, short jointed,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal

1823
...trappings 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...strife, As if the dead the living should exceed : So did his horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hoof'd, short jointed,...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...trappings gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agreee. Look when a painter would surpass the life, In limning...strife, As if the dead the living should exceed : So did his horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hooPd, short jointed,...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 pages
...trappings 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...short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, fnll eyes, small head, and nostril wide, High crest, short ears, straight legs , and passing strong,...
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Fridolin Oder Der Gang Nach Dem Eisenhammer

Friedrich Schiller - Ballads, German - 1824 - 43 pages
...terrible." This noble animal embodies Shakspeare's celebrated description in "Venus and Adonis:" — " Look when a painter would surpass the life In limning out a well proportion'd steed ;" &c. or that less known, but remarkably similar, by Pulci, in canto XV. of...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...my strength is try'd; And thus I do to captivate the eye Of the fair breeder that is standing by." His art with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if...common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and hone. Round-hoofd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, full eyes, small head, and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...trappings 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...one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hoofd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long. Broad breast, full eyes, small head, and nostril...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...trappings _ :i\ ? 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...one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hoof'd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and lung, Broad breast, full eyes, small bead, and nostril...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...— to refrain from imparity : — never to lie : — and not lo drink wine I ~~ -~- 7JJ ... ~" -~ Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, His art with nature1* workmanship at strife, A> if the dead the living should exceed. Roand-hoofd, short-Jointed,...
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