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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 of William Shakspeare: Midsummer night's dream. Love's ... - Page 20
by William Shakespeare - 1850 - 38 pages
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Shakespeare

Russell A. Fraser - 1988
...and the mermaid, saluting the "fair vestal" Elizabeth, gave Shakespeare's fairy king some good lines: Once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea maid's music. Arion had a speech, addressed to the Queen, but making too free of the silver wine...
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