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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 comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere, ed. by C ... - Page 363
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1819
...torment thee for this injury. — s My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remepber'st Since once I sat upov a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...her song ; And certain stars shot madly from their sphere!, To hear the sea-maid's musick. 1'nck. I remember. О/и . That very time I saw, (but thou...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither: thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musie. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,) Flying between the cold...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 47

English literature - 1836
...politics on record; but it shows that he entertained the same mixed notion of the mermaid and siren. " Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music." Midsummer Night's Dream. A siren then, in the modern sense of the word, may be regarded as a mermaid...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember 'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...shot madly from their spheres. To hear the sea-maid's musick 9. woman who walks forward must follow her womb. The absurdity is avoided by leaving the v/ord—...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - Botany - 1823 - 396 pages
...not interrupt himself in his chair : — OJERON. My gentle Puck, come hither : — thou rememberest, Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...spheres To hear the sea-maid's music? PUCK. I remember. OBERON. That very time I saw (but thou couldst not,) Flying betwixt the cold earth and the moon, Cupid...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gently Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...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...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...this grove, 1 ill I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st creature ! Thou, that didst boar the key of all my...my soul, That almost might's! have coin'd me into snot madly from their spheres, • Petty. f Banks which contain them. t A game played by boy*. i Autumn...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...this grove, Till 1 torment theeforthis injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither ! Thou remember' st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. Obe. Thatvery time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold moon aud the earth, Cupid...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...'mazed world, By their increasef, now knows not which is which. LOVE IN IDLENESS. Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...madly from their spheres, To hear the seamaid's music. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not), Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...heart's-ease to create love. Elizabeth never received a more graceful compliment. " Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea maid's music. That every time I saw (but thou could'st not) Flying between the cold moon and the...
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