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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. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and Illustrations ... - Page 272
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
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The Library Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 1278 pages
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The Best of John B. Keane: Collected Humorous Writings

John B. Keane - Fiction - 1999 - 365 pages
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 162 pages
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The Feejee Mermaid and Other Essays in Natural and Unnatural History

Jan Bondeson - Nature - 1999 - 315 pages
...Nights Dream, Oberon tells Puck that Once I ¿at upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphins back Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That...rude sea grew civil at her song, And certain stars ¿hot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maids music. Unlike his distinguished poetic predecessors,...
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Shakespeare Through the Looking Glass

Randall Barron - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 256 pages
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Magill's Literary Annual, Volumes 1-2

Frank Northen Magill - American literature - 2000 - 899 pages
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Shakespeare : A Life: A Life

Park Honan - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 480 pages
...a mermaid rides on a dolphin, but Oberon reminds Puck, as if to conjure up the Kenilworth pageant: once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid on...harmonious breath That the rude sea grew civil at her song. (11. i. It was never unwise to flatter the Queen, and even in the 1570s she protected the players....
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Truth and the Comedic Art

Michael Gelven - Drama - 2000 - 172 pages
...comedy: ... thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back, That the rude sea grew civil at her song, And certain...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. And then, shortly later we hear: I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where ox-lips and...
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King of Shadows

Susan Cooper - Juvenile Fiction - 2001 - 208 pages
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