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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
edited by - 1828
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Flirting with Mermaids

John Kretschmer - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2003 - 226 pages
...1-57409-164-6 For Lesa, for understanding why I had to write and for Joe, who will never sail the boat he built Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, A Midsummer Night's Dream "Have you ever seen her?" he asked. "Often and often."...
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Theosophical Path Magazine, January to June 1919

Katherine Tingley - History - 2003 - 624 pages
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Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults

Professor Naomi Miller - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 329 pages
...study of A Midsummer Night 's Dream, my class was introduced to Oberon's speech in Act 2, Scene 1: Since once I sat upon a promontory. And heard a mermaid...at her song And certain stars shot madly from their spheres.1 The children's assignment was to rewrite this speech in their own words, with the proviso...
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Shakespeare's a Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare, Arthur Rackham - Art - 2003 - 170 pages
...from this grove Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...harmonious breath That the rude sea grew civil at her songAod certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. PUCK. I remember....
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2003 - 156 pages
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A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, The Comedies

Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard - Drama - 2003 - 464 pages
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Mastering Shakespeare: An Acting Class in Seven Scenes

Scott Kaiser - Drama - 2003 - 268 pages
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The Soul of Athens: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jan H. Blits - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 211 pages
...sweet breath; and I do not doubt but to bear them say, it is a sweet comedy. Oberon described hearing a mermaid on a dolphin's back "[u]ttering such dulcet and harmonious breath" that the rough sea grew civil and stars shot madly from their spheres (2.1.151). Bottom literalizes and materializes...
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Mastering Shakespeare: An Acting Class in Seven Scenes

Scott Kaiser - Drama - 2003 - 268 pages
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Chronicles of the Canongate

Sir Walter Scott - Fiction - 2003 - 427 pages
...'bound', or 'dance'. 190.27-28 shoot madly from his sphere see A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2.1.1 53-54: 'And certain stars shot madly from their spheres/ To hear the sea-maid's music'. 191.4-5 protempore Lat1n for the time. 191.19 keep down a bass keep their end up against bass instruments...
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