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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. "
Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ... - Page 25
1828
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...Which ever in the haunch of winter sings " The lifting up of day." STBE VENS. 150. Thou remember' it Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet and //armoniout breatk. That the rude tea grew tivil at her song ; And And certain stars shot madly from...
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Mary queen of Scots vindicated. [With] Additions and corrections, Volume 4

John Whitaker - 1789
...immediately following, concerning the Veftal Queen of the Weft. • Thou remember'ft,' Since once I fat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering fuch dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude fea grew civil at her fong ; And certain ftars fhot...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Works: With Explanatory Notes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1790
...tor thii, injury [grov My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember ft 60 ,sQu> 35 40 Since once I Tat ue's harbinger : Bear a f fuch dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude fea grew civil at her fong ; And certain ftars fhot...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...By their increafe now knows not which is which. Love in Idlenefs. Thou remember'ft Since once I fat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering fuch dulcet and harmonious breath. That the rude fca grew civil at her fong; .And certain ftars (hot...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 5

1795
...reject it. Thus the fublime paflage in Midiummer-Night's Dream — Thou remember'ft Since once I fet upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering fuch dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude fea grew civil at her fong ; And certain ftars (hot...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1797
...I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'ft Since once I fat upon a promontory,, • And heard a mermaid,. on a dolphin's back». Uttering fuch dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude fea grew civil at her fong ;, And certain ftars ihot...
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a Glossary, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1797
...I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'ft Since once I fat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering fuch dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude fea grew civil at her fong ; And certain flars mot...
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The Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare: With Introductory ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1798
...I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remcmbcr'il Since once I fat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering fuch dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude fea• grew civil at her fong ; And certain liars...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800
...I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'ft Since once I fat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering fuch dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude fea grew civil at her fong ; And certain Itars (hot...
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