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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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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A ..., Volume 4

Agnes Strickland - 1851
...by the captive queen to charm the northern magnates from their duty to their own sovereign: 2 — " Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's musie." The rebel earls entered Durham in warlike array, November 14th; Richard Norton, of Norton Conyers,...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 418 pages
...ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. TN i. 1. Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musrc. MN ii. 2. Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends ; Unless some dull and favourable baud...
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Illustrated hand-book to Lowestoft, with details of the new route to Denmark ...

Lowestoft (England) - 1851
...although the Lowestoft fisherman does not by any means excel as a musician, having assuredly never " Sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music"— 15 still, he probably stands unsurpassed as a daring and intrepid mariner, ready at all times to peril...
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The Family tutor, Volume 1

...Radiaria, on the contrary, have as their dwelling 'The sea, the sea, the open sea." Shakspeare tells us of 'A mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...from their spheres, To hear the Sea-maid's music." I will not venture to affirm that these stars were changed into Sea-jellies and Star-fishes, and that...
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Supernatural Illusions

P. I. Begbie - 1851
...Tenasserim Provinces. CHAPTER XXIII. " Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard n mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea maid's music !" MIDBUHMK& NIGHT'S DREAH , Act ii., Scene 3. OF SEA MONSTERS. Dr. Brauner, in this...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...and injuries. A MIDSUMMEE^NIGHT'S DREAM. OBEBON COMMISSIONS PUCK TO GATHER HIM A CERTAIN FLOWER. Obe. My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since...Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loosed his love-shaft smartly...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...On the Origin of the English Stage : " — Reliques, vol. i. E 2 52 WILUAM SHAKSPERE ; A BIOGRAPHY. And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To...Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all ann'd ; a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west ; And loos'd his love- shaft smartly...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...spare your haunt«. Obe. Give me that boy, and I will go witn Лее. Tila. Not for thy fairy kingdom. Fairies away We shall chide downright, if I longer...Cupid all armed : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west; And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...fairy kingdom. — Fairies, away ! We shall chide downright, if I longer stay. [Exit TITANIA, with her train. Obe. Well, go thy way : thou shalt not...Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal1 throned by the west, And loos'd his love-shaft smartly...
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE

J. PAYNE COLLIER - 1853
...chide downright, if I longer stay. Obe. Give me that boy, and I will go with thee. [Exit TITANIA, with mo. arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal 10 throned by the west, And loos'd his love-shaft smartly...
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