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" Sweet Swan of Avon! what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames That so did take Eliza and our James! "
The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a ... - Page 332
by Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

English essays - 1848
...the favour of Queen Elizabeth and James admits of no dispute. Jonson's evidence is quite sufficient. Sweet swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee on our waters yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames That so did take Eliza and...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...true-filed lines; In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1804
...true- filed lines ; In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance, Sweet swan of Avon! what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza and our...
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An Examination of the Charges Maintained by Messrs. Malone, Chalmers, and ...

Octavius Gilchrist - 1808 - 62 pages
...true-filed lines; In each of which he seems to shake a lance As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, TO see thee in our waters yet appear; And make those flights upon the banks of Thame% That so did take Eliza, and our...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...some degrees." In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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Anecdotes of the manners and customs of London from the Roman ..., Volume 3

James Peller Malcolm - London (England) - 1811
...! what a sight it were To see thee in our water yet appeare, And make those flights upon the bankes of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James ! But stay, I see thee in the Hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a Constellation there! Shine forth, thou Starre of Poets, and with rage, Or influence,...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - Costume - 1811 - 576 pages
...live, to act a second Part. Thats but an Exit of Mortality ; This a Re-entrance to a Plaudite." IM (e Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our water yet appeare, And make those flights upon the bankes of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James !...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
...true-filed lines ; In each of which he seems to shake a lance Asbrandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet Swan of Avon, what a sight it were, \ To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Euza, and our...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...first conquest of the Queen. That he did captivate her, is told us in Ben Jonson's poem just quoted : " Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames That so did take Eliza and our...
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Ueber dramatische Kunst und Literatur, Volume 3

August Wilhelm von Schlegel - Drama - 1817
...SBet; einem fo glánjenben ©dingen, unter fo «»«gejei^nete« 5gctoeifen bet Slotting «nb *) 35en And make those flights upon the banks of Thames. That so did take Eliza, and our J»mtt! rung femer Jeitgenoffen wire ев wob. l feltfam, ®b,effpcere'n, ungeedjtet ber ibm eignen...
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