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" If music be the food of love, play on ; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. — That strain again ! — it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, (') That breathes upon a bank of violets,... "
Notes and Emendations to the Text of Shakespeare's Plays: From Early ... - Page 171
by John Payne Collier - 1853 - 512 pages
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Twelfth night. Winter's tale

William Shakespeare - 1788
...LXXXVII. A NNOTJT1ONS UPON TWELFTH NIGHT. ACT I. Unt 4. THAT strain again ; it had a dying fall: 0, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets. Stealing, and giving odour. ] Among the beauties of this eharming similitude, its exaft propriety is...
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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - 1790
...from association.* Shakspeare says of soft melody : " That strain again ; — it had a dying fall : 0, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." And Milton, in one of his early poems, says : — * Alison " On Taste,"...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...Twelfth Night, relieving his melancholy with music, says : That strain again! it had a dying fall! Oh, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. While the contemptuous reproach and impatience of Lady Macbeth uses the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Verona. " And now excess of it will make me " surfeit." Line 4. That strain again; it had a dying fall; O! it came o'er my ear, like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour ] Amongst the beauties of this charming similitude, its exact propriety...
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The plays of William Shakespeare: accurately printed from the text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1803
...surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again; — it had a dying fall: O, it caifle o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour.— Enough ; no more ; 'Tis not so sweet now, as it was before. O spirit...
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Mooriana: or, Selections from the works of J. Moore, illustr. by notes, by F ...

John Moore - 1803
...describe, but which Shakespeare expressed thus: " It comes over the heart as soft music does over the ear ; • Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets. It is most fortunate for men to have hearts so framed that they derive pleasure from such recollections....
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Mooriana: Or, Selections from the Moral, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 2

John Moore - Scottish literature - 1803
...describe, but which Shakespeare expressed thus : " It comes over the heart as soft music does over the ear ; Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets. It is most fortunate for men to have hearts so framed that they derive pleasure from such recollections....
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1804
...that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. — That strain again; — it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. — Enough ; 110 more; •Tis not so swctt now, as it was before. O spirit...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 17

Great Britain - 1804
...describe, but which Shakespeare expressed thus : — " It comes over the heart us soft music does over the ear ; • • " Like the sweet south That breathes upon a bank of violets.'" It b most fortunate for men to have hearts so framed that they derive pleasure from such recollections....
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...spring, that sighs on the hunter's ear, when he awakens from dreams oí joy." Twelfth Night, A. i. S. 1. O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, joy, and has heard the music of the spirits of the hill !" Merchant of Venice, A. iii. S. 2. Such it...
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