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" And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon, And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ... - Page 105
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Comedy of A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1600 - 75 pages
...arm'd : a certain aim he took • At a fair vestal, throned.by the west; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, . ..." As it should pierce a...shaft * ..'.• Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial votaress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free. Yet mark'd I where...
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...aim he took t6a At a fair vestal, .throned by the west ; ••••-•.' And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, . • • As it should pierce...fiery shaft •Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial votress passed on, - •' In maiden meditation, fancy free. Yet mark'd...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...Before, milk-white; now purple with love's wound, — [IDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREA The juice of it, on sleeping eye-lids laid, Will make or man or woman madly...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moo ; And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.1 Yet mark'd I where the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...all arm'd: a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west; 7 And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...votress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free. 8 Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell: It fell upon a little western flower,— Before, milk-white;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...forsaken." Again, in King Richard III: At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; s And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.9 Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell : It fell upon a little western flower, —...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ;7 And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...chaste beams of the wat'ry moon; And the imperial vo tress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.8 Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell :...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...beams of the wat'ry moon ; And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy- free.9 Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell: It fell...purple with love's wound, — And maidens call it, love-in-idleness.1 Shakspeare's compliment to Queen Elizabeth has no small degree of propriety and...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal 3X, throned by the west; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...It fell upon a little western flower, — Before, milk- white; now purple with love's wound, — And maidens call it, love-in-idleness33. Fetch me that...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1807
...in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon ; And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden-meditation, fancy-free. Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell:...And maidens call it, love-in-idleness. Fetch me that flower; the herb I show'd thee once; The juice of it, on sleeping eye-lids laid, Will make or man or...
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