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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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 15

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1840
...Oberon's exquisite description of music and moonlight on the ocean : ' Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a...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...music. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not) 19 Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd ; a certain aim he took At a fair vestal,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842
...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 and...
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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 : A Life: A Life

Park Honan - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 480 pages
...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 a dolphin's...harmonious breath That the rude sea grew civil at her song. (ni 149-52) 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...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 the...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...silvestre, Donde crecen las prímulas y las cabeceantes violetas, 6. Obe. Thou rememb'rest / Since once I sat upon a promontory, / And heard a mermaid on...stars shot madly from their spheres / To hear the sea maid's nu1sic? / Puck. I remember. / Obe. That very time I saw (but thou couldst not), / Flying...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...and pedestrian. Oberon, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, ii, 1 , reminds Puck of such a rider: once 1 sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea maid's music. The dauphin, from the three dolphins on the coat-of-arms of the lords of the province...
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Say It Like Shakespeare: How to Give a Speech Like Hamlet, Persuade Like ...

Thomas Leech - Business & Economics - 2001 - 313 pages
...And who does not recognize in a flash the voice of Paul Harvey when it comes on the radio? . . . once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid, on a...song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres . . . Oberon, A Midsummer Night's Dream. 2, 1 Voices of pleasant nature, spoken or sung, can definitely...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...OBERON. My gentle Puck, come hither, Thou rememberest, When once I sat upon a promontory * And saw a mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. PUCK. I remember. OBERON. That very time I saw — (but thou couldst not,) Flying Cupid between the...
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