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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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The Plays of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Old Copies, and by the ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 884 pages
...chide downright, if I longer stay. [Exit TITANIA, with her train. Obe. Well,gothy way : thou shall udes. He presently, as greatness knows itself, Steps me a little higher than his vow Made arm'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 Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Old Copies, and by the ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 884 pages
...chide downright, if I longer stay. [Exit TITANIA, with her train. Obe. Well, go thy way : thou shall hakespeare (hut thou could'st not), Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all ¡mu 'il : a certain...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou rcmcmber'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. 06«. That тегу time I saw (but thou could'st not,' Flying between the cold moon and the earth,...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 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,...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. MN ii. 2. Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends ; Unless some dull and favourable hand Will...
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The family Shakespeare [expurgated by T. Bowdler]. in ..., Part 64, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remembe ^ Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Oberon. That very time I saw, but thou could'pt not, Flying between the cold...
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Eminent Characters of the English Revolutionary Period

Edwin Owen Jones - 1853 - 235 pages
...that of Shakspere's drama. In the latter we have Oberon's description of the mermaid's melody : — " Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music."* This is not, however, to be compared, either in force or in delicacy, with the eulogy of the enchanter...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1854
...chide downright, if I longer stay. [Exeunt Titania, and her train. Obe. Well, go thy way : thou shall not from this grove, Till I torment thee for this...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 loos'd his love-shaft smartly...
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Shakespeare's Scholar: Being Historical and Critical Studies of His Text ...

Richard Grant White - 1854 - 504 pages
...on old Hyem's chin ? How did it get there ; and when it got there, how did it stay there ? " Oberon. Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea maid's music." How strangely felicitous the choice of epithet by Shakespeare ! and yet there is...
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The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Darlington, in the Bishoprick

William Hylton Dyer Longstaffe - Darlington (England) - 1854 - 374 pages
...a small ruinous apartment of the castle named €l)t J3rimr'sf Cljambtr. M. &fje " Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick." Midsummer NigWi Dream. THE White Rose had ceased to bloom, but its fragrance was remembered....
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Bottom, Thou Art Translated: Political Allegory in A Midsummer Night's Dream ...

Marion (Ansel) Taylor, Marion Ansel Taylor - Literary Collections - 1973 - 255 pages
...echoed inOberon 's Vision speech, which begins: Obe. My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music .... A Midsummer Night's Dream, II, 1, 148-154 The Earl of Hertford, whose connections with Queen Elizabeth...
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