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" That very time I saw (but thou couldst not), 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 from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand... "
Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ... - Page 172
by Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 255 pages
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Feminist Readings of Early Modern Culture: Emerging Subjects

Callaghan Dympna - History - 1996 - 301 pages
...to shoot and seduce the "fair vestal." "That very time I saw (but thou couldst not)," Oberon says: Flying between the cold moon and the earth Cupid all...his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pieree a hundred thousand hearts. (11.i.155-60) The shaft misses, "quench'd" in the chaste beams of...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. I remember. OBERON. That very time nt arm 41: a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loosed lois love-shaft smartly...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Critical Essays

Dorothea Kehler - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 490 pages
...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 the cold...should pierce a hundred thousand hearts; But I might sees young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon, And the imperial votaress...
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Shakespeare: The "lost Years"

E. A. J. Honigmann - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 172 pages
...the bridal celebrations. Cupid, we hear, took aim At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts; But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon; And the imperial votaress...
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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
...song. And certain stars shot madly 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; a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west. And loosed his love-shaft smartly...
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Astraea, Volume 5

Frances Amelia Yates - History - 1999 - 233 pages
...following the imagery of the cult. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not) Flying between the cool moon and the earth Cupid all arm'd. A certain aim...a fair Vestal, throned by the West And loos'd his love shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts. But I might see young...
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The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age, Volume 7

Frances Amelia Yates - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1999 - 217 pages
...fairy king, describes how he once saw Cupid, all armed, flying between the cold moon and the earth: A certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the West And loos'd his love shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts. But I might see young...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...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 between the...bow / As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts. / Bnt I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft / Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon; /And...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 99 pages
...shot madly from their 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...west, And loos'd his loveshaft smartly from his bow 160 As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts; But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd...
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Earth-Moon Relationships: Proceedings of the Conference held in Padova ...

Cesare Barbieri, Francesca Rampazzi - Science - 2001 - 575 pages
...His speech sums up the whole pre-Galileian mythological representation of the moon: That very time I saw, but thou couldst not, Flying between the cold moon and the earth Cupid, all armed. A certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loosed his love shaft smartly...
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