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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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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...apparently used, in an earlier instance, as a trisyllable. Steevens. 6 Thou remember'st Since once 1 sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maida musick. "\ The first thing observable on these words is, that this action of the mermaid...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1807
...thou shalt not 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....shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold...
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Effusions of love from Chatelar to Mary, queen of Scotland, tr. [or rather ...

William Henry Ireland - 1808
...taking a rapid glance of the history of this unfortunate princess, in his Midsummer's Night Dream, says -Thou remembers't Since once I sat upon a promontory,...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music.» * Warburto»i, annotating upon this passage, says, " all this agrees with Mary, queen of Scots, and...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...behaviour! tf temftraunce and fatyence." MS.Harl. 203. TYRWH1TT. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music.9 [9j --"-— — «— — — -.— .—..—. thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a prnmuntory,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...thou shall not from this grove, Till I torment thec for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. Obe. T*wt very time I saw (but thou could'st not), Flying between the cold moon urn] the...
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Twelfth-night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
...thou shalt not 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,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1811
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Pnck, come hither: Thou rememher'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard A mermaid, on a dolphin's hack, Uttering snch dulcet and harmonious hreath. That the rnde sea grew civil at her song ; And certain...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 12

1801
...coy sleep To wantr.n Sea-nymphs— or " a mermaid seated " Upon a Dolphin's back," tocharmed winds " Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath " That the rude sea grew civil at the song."* Chance had conspir'd with taste to weave the spell. The raven-breasted clouds, with ebon...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. 9 Since cnce I sat up na promontory* And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back* Uttering such dulcet and harminiotis breath* Tifat the rude sea grc*w civil at her song } And certain stars shot madly from...
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The Feast of the Poets: With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1814 - 157 pages
...not interrupt himself in his chair : — OBERON. My gentle Puck, come hither: — 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 ? PUCK. I remember. OBERON. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not,) Flying betwixt...
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