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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 Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...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...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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...day, and they contain many traces of his philosophical and reflective spirit [Tlie Hone of Admit.] Look, when a painter would surpass the life, In limning...at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed : 80 did this horse excel a common one In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Hound-hoofd, short-jointed,...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...prjde ; Anon he rears upright, curvets and leaps, As who would says, lo ! thus my strength is try'd ; So did this horse excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Poems. 102. Picture of a boar. Thou told'st me, thou would'st hunt the boar. O be advis'd ; thou know'st...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 167, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...trappings gay? He sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees. and well-proportioned steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...trappings gay ? lie sees his love, and nothing else he sees, For nothing else with his proud sight agrees orked animal as thou art. — Off, off, you Icndin'js : — C wcll-proportion'd steed. His art with Nature's workmanship at strife. As if the dead the living should...
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The Works of Eminent Masters in Painting, Sculpture ..., Volumes 1-2; Volume 130

185?
...the life, In limning out a well proportioned steed, His art with nature ! workmanship at strife, A« if the dead the living should exceed ; So did this horse excel a common one, In shape, hi courage, colour, pace, and hone. Round-hoofed, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast,...
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The works of eminent masters in painting, sculpture ..., Volumes 1-2

1854
...when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportioned steed, His art with nature ! workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed ; So did this horae excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace, and bone. Round-hoofed, short-jointed,...
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The Illustrated Magazine of Art

Art - 1854
...Wouvermans. Shakspeare has a scene which Wouvermans would have been delighted to illustrate : — " Look when a painter would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportioned steed, His art with nature ! workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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The Works of Eminent Masters, in Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and ...

Art - 1854
...delighted to illustrate : — • Gcrsaint, " Catalogue dp M. Quentin do Loranji-re." Paris , 1744. 1 Look when a painter -would surpass the life, In limning out a well proportioned steed, His art with nature ! workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should...
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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - 1855
...representing him as the tutor or the competitor of nature. Thus in the Poet's Venus and Adonis : " Look, when a painter would surpass the life In limning...should exceed ; So did this horse excel a common one." H. With amplest entertainment : my free drift Halts not particularly,8 but moves itself In a wide sea...
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