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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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Greek Pastoral Poets: Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus

Theocritus - English poetry - 1836 - 419 pages
...thou couldst not), Flying between the cold moon and the earth, MM 398 NOTICE OF BION. Cupid all armed. A certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by...should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon ; And the imperial vot'ress...
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Kenilworth

Walter Scott - 1836
...exquisite delicacy of tact and beauty of description, the celebrated vision of Oberon : " That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the...and the earth, Cupid, all arm'd : a certain aim he look At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it...
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The Greek Pastoral Poets, Theocritus, Bion and Moschus. Done Into English by ...

Theocritus (of Syracuse) - 1836 - 419 pages
...time I saw (but thou couldst not), Flying between the cold moon and the earth, MM Cupid nil armed. A certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from bis bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft...
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The Romance of Nature: Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Mrs. Charles Meredith - Botanical illustration - 1836 - 253 pages
...madly from their spheres, To hear the sea maid's music. Ptick. I remember— Obcron. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st 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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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all armed. A certain aim he took At a fair vestal,1 throned by the west ; And loosed his love-shaft smartly...
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The Romance of Nature, Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Louisa Anne Meredith - Flowers - 1836 - 255 pages
...madly from their spheres To hear the sea maid's music. Puck. I remember — Obe.run. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st 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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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

Englishmen - 1837
...compliment royal vanity, the following lines in the ' Midsummer Night's Dream,' testify: " That very time I saw (but thou could'st not) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a cortain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west ; And loos'd Ilia love-shaft smartly from...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1837 - 466 pages
...time 1 saw (but thniieouhl'st not,' Flying between tlie cold moon and the earth, Cupid all nrm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loos'd his love-shaft 4in:irtlv from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts: But I might we youn? Cupid's...
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The romance of biography: or, Memoirs of women loved and ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1837
...ladye of the sea," — she is the " Fair Vestal throned in the West," of Shakspeare — That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all anti'd : a certain aim he took At a fair Vestal, throned by the West, And loosed his love-shaft smartly...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time ? B 1 1 1 see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon ; And the imperial vot'ress...
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