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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 and Critical - Page 25
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Ungentle Shakespeare: Scenes from His Life

Katherine Duncan-Jones - Drama - 2001 - 322 pages
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Jubilee

Peter Barnes - Drama - 2001 - 100 pages
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...tomillo silvestre, Donde crecen las prímulas y las cabeceantes violetas, 6. Obe. Thou rememb'rest / Since once I sat upon a promontory, / And heard a...stars shot madly from their spheres / To hear the sea maid's nu1sic? / Puck. I remember. / Obe. That very time I saw (but thou couldst not), / Flying...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 672 pages
...and pedestrian. Oberon, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, ii, 1 , reminds Puck of such a rider: 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 maid's music. The dauphin, from the three dolphins on the coat-of-arms of the lords of the province...
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Say It Like Shakespeare: How to Give a Speech Like Hamlet, Persuade Like ...

Thomas Leech - Business & Economics - 2001 - 313 pages
...profession. And who does not recognize in a flash the voice of Paul Harvey when it comes on the radio? . . . once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid,...song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres . . . Oberon, A Midsummer Night's Dream. 2, 1 Voices of pleasant nature, spoken or sung, can definitely...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Critical Essays

Dorothea Kehler - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 490 pages
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...Shakespeare, the " Mermaid " herself. ' We come now to the last particular of the pageant : ' Shakespeare : "And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music." 'Laneham : "At last the Altitonant displaz me hiz mayn poour ; with blaz of burning darts, flying too...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Comedy

Alexander Leggatt, Professor of English Alexander Leggatt - Literary Collections - 2002 - 237 pages
...festivities organized for Elizabeth at Elvetham in 1591: OBERON My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou remembr'est 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 between the cold moon and the earth,...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...especially fine music-passages. The first is Oberon's: My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. (ui 148) This is a typical Shakespearian speech. 'Promontory' we meet again in fine and important passages...
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Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William ..., Volume 70

1984
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