Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Shakespeare , William (2011-04-27), King John, CreateSpace, Retrieved on 2011-06-18
Folksonomies: classic theater play


18 JUN 2011

 It is Ridiculous to Embelish Already Fantastic Things

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 of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful and ridiculous excess.
Folksonomies: nature supernatural excess
Folksonomies: nature supernatural excess
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This quote refers to adding additional pomp to a coronation, but it could also serve as a metaphor for adding supernatural aspects to wonderful natural phenomena.