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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...day, and they contain many traces of his philosophical and reflective spirit. [The Hone of Admis.] ehearse ; Bat let your love even with my life decay : Lest th wcll-proportionM »teed, His art with Nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...,/-.,</... ” Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-pronortion'd Bleed, tliis horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hoofd, short-jointed,...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1850
...and is explained iu Cotgrave's French Dictionary as meaning " enough •jft, soft, no more of that." Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportioned steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...pleasant hill t Artifieial t<n/e— the eontest of art with nature. So in the ' Venus and Adonis'" Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning...workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exeeed : So did this horse exeel." k An allusion to the aneient praetiee of writing upon waxen tablets...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare...: Embracing a Life of ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1851
...trumpets, Ha, ha ! " Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportioned steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife,...this horse excel a common one, In shape, in courage, color, pace, and bone. Round-hoofed, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, full eye,...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare

1851
...passion. 3 This is a faint echo of the wonderful passage in Job, " He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha ! " Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well-proportioned steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1852
...sees,' For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. What cares he now for curb, or pricking spur ? 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 long, Broad breast, full eyes, small head, and nostril...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1852
...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. Eound-hoof'd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, full eyes, small head, and nostril...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...trapping gay ? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, Nor nothing else with his proud sight agrees. Look, when a painter would 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...
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1852
...gay У Īle sees his love, and nothing eine he see«s For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. d many an old man's sigh, and many a widow's, •And many an well-pro port ion'd steed, His art with Nature's workmanship nt strife, As if the dead the living should...
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