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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 DRAMATIC WORKS FO WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

1850
...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,...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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Apophthegms from the plays of Shakespeare, by C. Lyndon

William Shakespeare - 1850
...the mazed world, by their increase now knows not which is which.. Titania a. 2 i. 2 Thou rememberest since once, I sat upon a promontory and heard a mermaid...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, to hear the sea-maids music.. Oberon a.2s.2 Tempt not too much, the hatred of my spirit !. .Dem. a. 2 s.% The will...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1851
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember 'st u 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 couldst not,) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...from this grove. Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st18 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 couldst not,) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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,...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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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 418 pages
...ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. TN i. 1. Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musrc. MN ii. 2. Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends ; Unless some dull and favourable baud...
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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A ..., Volume 4

Agnes Strickland - 1851
...by the captive queen to charm the northern magnates from their duty to their own sovereign: 2 — " Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's musie." The rebel earls entered Durham in warlike array, November 14th; Richard Norton, of Norton Conyers,...
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Supernatural Illusions

P. I. Begbie - 1851
...articles of war call, " Bunkal Point," or the Tenasserim Provinces. CHAPTER XXIII. " 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 !" MIDSUMMER, NIGHT'S DREAM, Act ii., Scene 2. OF SEA MONSTERS. Dr. Brauner, in this...
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Illustrated hand-book to Lowestoft, with details of the new route to Denmark ...

Lowestoft (England) - 1851
...although the Lowestoft fisherman does not by any means excel as a musician, having assuredly never " Sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music"— 15 still, he probably stands unsurpassed as a daring and intrepid mariner, ready at all times to peril...
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The Family tutor

...Radiaria, on the contrary, have as their dwelling 'The sea, the sea, the open sea." Shakspeare tells us of 'A mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...from their spheres, To hear the Sea-maid's music." I will not venture to affirm that these stars were changed into Sea-jellies and Star-fishes, and that...
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