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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. "
Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ... - Page 106
by Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 pages
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 2

John Nichols - Eighteenth century - 1817
...Sc, 2: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, Ar>d heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's bad; Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the Sea-maid's musick. To which these are an introduction. The compliment made to Queen Elizabeth in the following...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volume 2

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1818 - 522 pages
...in the following ingenious and exquisite passage. . . . . " Once I sat upon a promontory, . •. And heard a Mermaid on a Dolphin's back Uttering such...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. *•****#****** That very time I saw, but thou could'st not, Flying between the cold moon and the earth,...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1818
...this injury My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1819
...injury. — s My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remepber'st Since once I sat upov a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such...her song ; And certain stars shot madly from their sphere!, To hear the sea-maid's musick. 1'nck. I remember. О/и . That very time I saw, (but thou...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 47

English literature - 1836
...he entertained the same mixed notion of the mermaid and siren. " Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back Uttering such...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music." Midsummer Night's Dream. A siren then, in the modern sense of the word, may be regarded as a mermaid...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither: thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a .dolphin's back, Uttering such...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musie. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,) Flying between the cold...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...mermaid, on a dolphin's back, PUCK. I remember. OBE. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick.] The first thing observable on these words is, that this action of the mcrmnid is laid in the...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - Botany - 1823 - 396 pages
...OJERON. My gentle Puck, come hither : — thou rememberest, Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such...spheres To hear the sea-maid's music? PUCK. I remember. OBERON. That very time I saw (but thou couldst not,) Flying betwixt the cold earth and the moon, Cupid...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...injury. — My gently Puck, come hither : Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such...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 the earth, Cupid...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...the sons of gentlemen, who. stood or walked near the person of the monarch on all public occasions. Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold...
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