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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. "
Twelfth-night ; Measure for measure ; Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer ... - Page 324
by William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
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The Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science

1844
...flattering, but more accurate description contained in the well-known lines of Shakspeare :— " I heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music." Nevertheless it must be admitted that her lot was cast in times for which her education was...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - Electronic books - 1845 - 345 pages
...kingdom.— Fairies, away : We shall chide down-right, if I longer stay. [Exeunt TITANIA and her train. Ober. Well, go thy way: thou shalt not from this grove,...spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Ober. That very night I saw (but thou could'st not), Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...kingdom.—Fairies, away : We shall chide down-right, if I longer stay. [Exeunt TITANIA and her train. Ober. Well, go thy way: thou shalt not from this grove,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember, Ober. That very night I saw (but thou couldst not), Flying between the cold...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...kingdom.—Fairies, away: We shall chide down-right, if I longer stay. [Exeunt TITANIA and her train. Ober. Well, go thy way : thou shalt not from this grove,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember, Ober. That very night I saw (but thou couldst not), Flying between the cold...
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New Illustrations of the Life, Studies, and Writings of Shakespeare, Volume 1

Joseph Hunter - 1845
...more has been written than on any single passage in any part of these writings : II. 2. OBERON. — My gentle Puck, come hither: thou remember'st Since...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. POCK. I remember. OBERON. — That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...Till I torment thee for this injury.— My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou remember'st Since once Jsat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember, Ober. That very night I saw (but thou couldst not), Flying between the cold...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...hither. Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's hack, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the...spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Ober. That very night I saw (but thou could'st not), Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid...
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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1846
...haunts. Obe. Give me that boy, and I will go with thee. Tita. Not for thy fairy-kingdom.—Fairies, away. We shall chide down-right, if I longer stay....shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. At a fair vestal, 1 throned by the west; And loosed his love-shaft smartly...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1846
...hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's hack, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music.9 [9] — • • -- thou remember'st Since once I tat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1847
...fairy kingdom. — Fairies, away ! We shall chide downright, if I longer stay. [Exit TITANIA, ivith + music. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not) Flying between the cold...
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