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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 wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...sluttish hairs, Which, once untangled, much misfortune bodes. 35— i. 4. 141 My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, * Atoms. b A place in court. That the rude sea grew civil at her song; And certain stars shot madly...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Midsummer-night's dream. Love's ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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,...shot madly from 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...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 15

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1840
...ocean : ' Thou rememberest Since oncff I sat upon a promontory. And heard a mermaid on a dolphin s back. Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music.' Indeed, I was in the very mood to conjure up all the imaginary beings with which poetry has...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...hairs, Which, once untangled, much misfortune bodes. 35— i. 4. 141 My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, * Atoms. f A place in court t ic Fairy-locks, lock» of Inn clotted and tangled in the night. That...
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The Natural History of the Amphibious Carnivora: Including ..., Volume 9, Part 1

Robert Hamilton (M.D., F.R.S.E.) - Pinnipedia - 1839 - 319 pages
...these strange creatures, thus distinguished by the great dramatist with not less fancy than fable — I heard a. Mermaid on a dolphin's bacK — Uttering...breath, - That the rude sea grew civil at her song ^ We shall transcribe the account of two incidents which were observed in the Southern Hemisphere....
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The Naturalist's Library: Mammalia

Sir William Jardine - Zoology - 1839
...strange creatures, thus distinguished by the great dramatist 'with not less fancy than fable — I heard a Mermaid on a dolphin's bacK — Uttering such...harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song We shall transcribe the account of two incidents which were observed in the Southern Hemisphere. "...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1839
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 15

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1840
...reminded of Oberon's exquisite description of music and moonlight on the ocean : ' Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid'a music.' Indeed, I was in the very mood to conjure up all the imaginary beings with which...
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Reviews of a Part of Prescott's 'History of Ferdinand and Isabella,' and of ...

Elizabeth Elkins Sanders - 1841 - 199 pages
...remember'st Since once 1 sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, :Uttering snch dulcet and harmonious breath That the rude sea grew...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not) 19 Flying between the cold moon and the earth,...
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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A ..., Volumes 5-6

Agnes Strickland - 1842
...wife, lady Jane Howard, the daughter of Surrey, and sister of Mary's affianced husband Nor' ' Dnce I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea maid's music.'' The rebel earls entered Durham in warlike array, November 14th ; Richard Norton,...
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