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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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Poetic hours; consisting of poems, original and translated; stanzas for music &c

George Fleming Richardson - Electronic book - 1825 - 200 pages
...just the space to build a cot On these fair banks, the banks of Loire ! THE MERMAID AND THE SAILOR. A mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song.—Shakspeare. " OH COME," a Mermaid snng, " and dwell With me, in a bright and a sparry cell;...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...the battle of Camlau, and accidentally slew his own nephew. Ver. 30. That hush'd the stormy main.] " Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song." Brave Urien sleeps upon his craggy bed : Mountains, ye mourn in rain Modred, whose magic song Made...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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 inusick. 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, Volumes 11-12

William Shakespeare - Theater - 1826 - 960 pages
...thee for this injury. — • My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember *st Since once I sat upon n ; I hoped, there was no need to trouble himself with...them, and they were as cold as any stone ; rheh I f musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time T saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1826
...thou shall 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, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, men were a certain number of youths, the sons of gentlemen, who stood or walked near the person of...
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Horrida hystrix, satyricon Castoreanum; quod ex schedis MSS. deprompsit unus ...

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1826
...Orciniana in sponda silet. " Thou rememberest " Since 1 once sat upon a promoutory, " And saw thee sitting on a Dolphin's back, " Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath " That the rude sea grew civil to thy song." ZAPOTES. Bona verba ! carmina quse vultis cognoscite. In honorem Shakespearii cano et...
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The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review, Volume 8

Music - 1826
...beautiful and smooth piece pf melody, and to poetic dream recalls the memory of the Siren of old — " Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song." "Master, say," a duet between Oberon and Puck, follows, and and is one of the prettiest things in the...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 688 pages
...acknowledged as such by all persons; hence the term civil may be applied figuratively in the same sense ; I heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious sounds, That the rude sea grew civil at her song. SHAKSPEARE. Politeness varies with the fashions and...
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King of Shadows

Susan Cooper - Juvenile Fiction - 2001 - 208 pages
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