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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 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 Etonian

1820
...and there, indeed, let him name bis name, and tell them plainly be is " GM ELLEN : A SIMPLE TALE. " A mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song." SHAKSPEABK. ABOUT six years ago I was staying at , a watering-place on the Sussex coast. It was one...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...PLACES, When the glass fell, wherein they view'd their faces.] So, in A Midsummer-Night's Dream : " the rude sea grew civil at her song, " And certain...madly from their spheres, " To hear the sea-maid's musick." Why, Priam's palace, however beautiful or magnificent, should be called the mirrour in which...
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The Etonian, Volume 2

1821
...there, indeed, let him name his name, and tell them plainly he GM ' ELLEN : .-' A SIMPLE TALE. . — " A mermaid on a dolphin's back. Uttering such dulcet...harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at ber song." SHAKSPEARE. ABOUT six years ago I was staying at — . .. , a watering-place on the Sussex...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...following substantive, being apparently used, in an earlier instance, as a trisyllable. STEEVENS. y — Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, PUCK. I remember. OBE. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Uttering such dulcet and harmonious...
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Rome in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of ..., Volume 3

Charlotte Anne Eaton - Rome (Italy) - 1822
...a dolphin's back, Uttering such pleasing and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at his song. And certain stars shot •madly From their spheres, "To hear the minstret.1 music.** Poetry spar I. however, Arion on the Dolphin's back, is a beautiful painting, by...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...thou shalt not from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gently 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. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold moon and the...
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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,...their 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...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...thou shall not from this grove, 1 ill I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: vage, and inhuman creature ! Thou, that didst boar...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 William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Midsummer night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...bt'lueifuTf q/ temperotuice and patucau." sdS. Harl. 293. TYHWHITT. — My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude aea grew civil at her song ; And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's...
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