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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 Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ... - Page 121
1872 - 504 pages
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The Romance of Biography: Or, Memoirs of Women Loved and ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1837
...Cynthia, the ladye of the sea," — she is the " Fair Vestal throned in the West," of Shakspeare — That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all anti'd : a certain aim he took At a fair Vestal, throned by the West, And loosed his love-shaft smartly...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...[grove, iVly gentle Puck come hither : 1 hou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And hea:*da mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...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 moon...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...untangled, much misfortune bodes. 35— i. 4. 141 My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a...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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Shakespeare's Autobiographical Poems: Being His Sonnets Clearly Developed ...

Charles Armitage Brown - Autobiography in literature - 1838 - 306 pages
...occasion, ever entered the mind of man. I mean that beautiful passage in Midsummer Night's Dream : — " That very time I saw (but thou could'st not) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took * The heir-apparent. At a fair Vestal, throned by the west, And loosed...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Midsummer-night's dream. Love's ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a...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 moon...
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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,...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 peopled...
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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 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 Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...at iier song ; And certain stars shot madly from, their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musie. — That very time I saw (but thou could'st not), Flying between .the -cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd; a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by .the west; And loosed his love-shaft smartly...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...untangled, much misfortune bodes. 35— i. 4. 141 My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a...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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