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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. "
Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ... - Page 249
by William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
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The Comedy of A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1600 - 75 pages
...this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury : My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou remembcr'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. . . Obc. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,). 34 i Flying between the cold...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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,...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 William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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,...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 William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...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,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick.6 s Not for thy kingdom. — Fairies, av>ay:] The ancient copies read : Not for thy fairy kingdom.—...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...train. 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,...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 William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...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,...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 William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...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,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puck. 1 remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou could'st not,) Flying between the cold...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...apparently used, in an earlier instance, as a trisyllable. Steevens. 6 Thou remember'st Since 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-maida musick. "\ The first thing observable on these words is, that this action of the mermaid...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1807
...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,...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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Effusions of love from Chatelar to Mary, queen of Scotland, tr. [or rather ...

William Henry Ireland - 1808
...history of this unfortunate princess, in his Midsummer's Night Dream, says -Thou remembers't Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music.» * Warburto»i, annotating upon this passage, says, " all this agrees with Mary, queen of Scots, and...
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