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" If music be the food of love, play on ; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ! it had a dying fall : O ! it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing... "
The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest Copies ... - Page 101
by William Shakespeare - 1740
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...love, play on, Give me excess of it; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again; it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. Enough; no more;...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807 - 1079 pages
...on, * Give me excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die, That strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the swett south. That breathes upon a bulk of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. Enough ; no more...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1807
...play on, Give me excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Enough ; no more...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...fpoils.~] This fine paflage is undoubtedly taken from as fine a one in Shakfpeare's Twelfth Night, " like the fweet fouth, " That breathes upon a bank of violets, " Stealing, and giving odour :" But much improved, as Dr. Greenwood remarks, by the addition of that beautiful metaphor included...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 pages
...perhaps not without reason, to certain impressions produced upon our other senses. " That strain again ; it had a dying fall, O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour." Shaks, To the eye some...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1810
...play on, Give me excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south,1 That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour.2 Enough ; no more...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1810 - 379 pages
...play on ; Give me excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die That strain again ; it had a dying fall ; O, it came o'er my ear, like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving adour. Enough, no more,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Sketch of the life of Shakspeare. Tempest ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...on, Give me excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sickeu, and so die.- * That strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. Enough; no more;...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1810
...play on, Give me excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south,1 That breathes upon a hank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. 2> Enough ; no more...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...play on, Give me excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. Enough; no more;...
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