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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 Complete Works of William Shakspeare: With Dr. Johnson's ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1845 - 926 pages
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The family Shakespeare [expurgated by T. Bowdler]. in which those words are ...

William Shakespeare - 1843
...thou shalt not from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither : ives not so much warrant, as despair, That frosts...build, We first survey the plot, then draw the model, Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, but thou coultl'st not, Flying between the cold moon and...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...thou shalt not from this grove Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememberst 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 couldst not), Flying between the cold...
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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...shalt not from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither : Thon remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not, ) Flying between the cold...
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Oberon's Vision in the Midsummer-night's Dream: Illustrated by a Comparison ...

Nicholas John Halpin - 1843 - 108 pages
...depth." — See Nichols's Progresses, as before. Text. Uttering such dulcet and harmonious sounds, That the rude sea grew civil at her song ; And certain...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. Paraphrase. companiment of a band of music placed inside of the artificial dolphin, that one...
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William Shakspere: A Biography, Book 2

Charles Knight - 1843 - 544 pages
...of the poetical devices which he might have there beheld : — " Obe. My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such duleet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song ; And certain stars shot madly...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1844
...from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememher'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not) Flying between the cold...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With ..., Volume 6

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - Queens - 1844
...Surrey, and sister of Mary's affianced husband Nor* White Doe of Rylstone, or the Fate of the Nortons. " Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...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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The Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science

1844
...flattering, but more accurate description contained in the well-known lines of Shakspeare :— " I heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music." Nevertheless it must be admitted that her lot was cast in times for which her education was...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Critical Essays

Dorothea Kehler - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 490 pages
...infinite size. There is a specific geography, and the heavens are cold and high. Oberon. Thou rememb'rest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maids's music? Robin. I remember. Oberon. That very time I saw, but thou couldst not, Flying between...
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