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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
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...go thy way: thou shall not from this grove Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle I*uck, bear I remember. OBERON. That very time I saw — but thou couldst not — Flying between the cold moon...
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Practical Solitary Magic

Nancy B. Watson - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1996 - 288 pages
...(Ondine) sits in her grotto upon a rock, lazily combing her hair and admiring her image in a mirror. [O]nce I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. . . 17 The passing male who spies this vision is doomed, for she will lure him to her side, capture...
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Fire in the Sky: Comets and Meteors, the Decisive Centuries, in British Art ...

Roberta J. M. Olson, Jay M. Pasachoff - Art - 1999 - 383 pages
...and Arthur Rackham later illustrated with similar images [Figs. 150, 151]. Shakespeare's text reads: Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...from their spheres. To hear the sea-maid's music. That very time I saw - but thou couldst not Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all armed;...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Critical Essays

Dorothea Kehler - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 490 pages
...infinite size. There is a specific geography, and the heavens are cold and high. Oberon. Thou rememb'rest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maids's music? Robin. I remember. Oberon. That very time I saw, but thou couldst not, Flying between...
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Voice and Speech in the Theatre

James Clifford Turner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 152 pages
...to become 'a very vile jingle of esses' they will 'ask some care in the true performing' of themMy gentle Puck, come hither. Thou remember'st Since once...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. (A Midsummer Night's Dream, II. i.) How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will we sit,...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...tomillo silvestre, Donde crecen las prímulas y las cabeceantes violetas, 6. Obe. Thou rememb'rest / Since once I sat upon a promontory, / And heard a...stars shot madly from their spheres / To hear the sea maid's nu1sic? / Puck. I remember. / Obe. That very time I saw (but thou couldst not), / Flying...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 99 pages
...this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, 150 And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back Uttering such...spheres To hear the sea-maid's music? Puck I remember. Oberon 155 That very time I saw (but thou couldst not) Flying between the cold moon and the earth Cupid...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 672 pages
...and pedestrian. Oberon, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, ii, 1 , reminds Puck of such a rider: 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 maid's music. The dauphin, from the three dolphins on the coat-of-arms of the lords of the province...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...OBERON. My gentle Puck, come hither, Thou rememberest, When once I sat upon a promontory * And saw a mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. PUCK. I remember. OBERON. That very time I saw — (but thou couldst not,) Flying Cupid between the cold moon and the...
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Say It Like Shakespeare: How to Give a Speech Like Hamlet, Persuade Like ...

Thomas Leech - Business & Economics - 2001 - 313 pages
...profession. And who does not recognize in a flash the voice of Paul Harvey when it comes on the radio? . . . once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid,...song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres . . . Oberon, A Midsummer Night's Dream. 2, 1 Voices of pleasant nature, spoken or sung, can definitely...
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