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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 DRAMATIC WORKS FO WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE - Page 20
1850
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The New Moulton's Library of Literary Criticism, Volume 2

Harold Bloom - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1985 - 650 pages
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Longman Guide to Shakespeare Quotations

Trevor R. Griffiths, Trevor A. Joscelyne - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 667 pages
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A Dictionary of Musical Quotations

Music - 1985 - 191 pages
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The Theatre of Praise: The Panegyric Tradition in Seventeenth-century ...

Joanne Altieri - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 240 pages
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William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life

Samuel Schoenbaum, Distinguished Professor of Renaissance Literature and Director Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies S Schoenbaum - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 384 pages
...witnessed the spectacle that Julv 18th, he found it unforgettable. 'Thou rememb'rest', Oberon reminds Puck, Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. And the Captain in Twelfth Night savs of Viola's brother, 'like Arion on the dolphin's back, / I saw...
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Reading Drama

David Scanlan - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 181 pages
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The Feast of the Poets: 1814

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1989 - 157 pages
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Laughter, Pain, and Wonder: Shakespeare's Comedies and the Audience in the ...

David Richman - Drama - 1990 - 197 pages
...her dotage. Like his consort, he employs striking rhythmic and figurative devices: Thou rememb'rest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. (2.1.148-54) Obcron invests the herb with the power of the music he is describing. The playwright diverts...
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