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" Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song ; And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. "
The Feast of the Poets: With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse - Page 119
by Leigh Hunt - 1814 - 157 pages
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The Comedy of A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1600 - 75 pages
...from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury : My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou remembcr'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. . . Obc. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,). 34 i Flying...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard. a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - Electronic book - 1804 - 313 pages
...the allegory: I I saw a Mermaid on a Dolphin's back Uttering such dulcet and harmonious sounds, That the rude sea grew civil at her song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the Sea-Maid's music. That he might guard against the displeasure of Elizabeth for this sally, it is immediately...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...and her train. Till I torment thee for this injury.— My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick.6 s Not for thy kingdom. — Fairies, av>ay:] The ancient copies read : Not for thy...
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“The” Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1805
...And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering snch dnleet -and harmonions breath, That the rnde sea grew civil at her song; And certain stars shot madly from their sphtres, To hear the sea-maid's mn^ick* Pnck. I remember. Ole. That very time I saw, (bnt thon conld'at...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. 1 remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...apparently used, in an earlier instance, as a trisyllable. Steevens. 6 Thou remember'st Since once 1 sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maida musick. "\ The first thing observable on these words is, that this action of the mermaid...
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