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" Have waked their sleepers ; oped, and let them forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I have requir'd Some heavenly music, (which even now I do) To work mine end upon their senses, that This airy charm is for, I'll break... "
Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life - Page 28
by William Shakespeare - 1847
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The Great Poets and Their Theology

Augustus Hopkins Strong - 1897 - 531 pages
...last words of Prospero, Shakespeare's own farewell to dramatic composition ("Tempest," 5 : i : 50) : This rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I have...deeper than did ever plummet sound, I'll drown my book. Did the poet fully appreciate his own genius ? He seems to have taken little pains to correct his plays...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 285

1898
...down. " This rough magic," says Prospero in the fifth act, I here abjure ; and, when I have required Some heavenly music, which even now I do, To work...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. Act v. Sc. i. It has been thought by 'some critics that these lines refer to Shakespeare's intended...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 20

John Clark Ridpath - 1898
...and let them forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic I here abjure, and when I have required Some heavenly music, which even now I do, To work...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. . . . Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted...
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A Modern Reader and Speaker

George Riddle - 1902 - 629 pages
...spurs pluck'd up The pine and cedar : graves at my command Have wak'd their sleepers, op'd, and let 'em forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic I...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. ICE AND THE SENATORS. From "Othello, the Moor of Venice." By WILLIAM SHAKSPERE. OTHELLO. Most potent,...
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William Shakespeare: His Life, His Works, and His Teaching

George William Rusden - 1903 - 410 pages
...Have I made shake ; and by the spurs pluck'd up The pine and cedar : graves, at my command, Have wak'd their sleepers ; oped, and let them forth By my so...did ever plummet sound, I'll drown my book. [Solemn music. Re-enter ARIEL: after him, ALONSO, with a frantic gesture, attended by GONZALO ; SEHASTIAN and...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 20

John Clark Ridpath - 1903
...and let them forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic I here abjure, and when I have required Some heavenly music, which even now I do, To work...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. . . . Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted...
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Voice, Speech and Gesture a Practical Handbook to the Elocutionary Art ...

Robert D. Blackman - 1904 - 1196 pages
...and let 'em forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic I here abjure, and, when I have required Some heavenly music, which even now I do, To work...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. Wm. ShaJapere (The Tempgtf). [Reprinted from Tht Globe Edition, by permission of Mexn. UacmilUn & Co.]...
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Shakespeare Self-revealed in His Sonnets and Phoenix and Turtle

William Shakespeare - 1904 - 275 pages
...and let them forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic I here abjure, and, when I have required Some heavenly music, which even now I do, To work...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book.' The feature that loomed largest in the circumstances under which his work was done, was the antagonism...
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The Reading of Shakespeare

James Mason Hoppin - 1906 - 210 pages
...let them forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I have required Some heavenly music, which even now I do, ...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book." The island with its valleys and promontories is of the imagination built on clouds, tempest, and sunshine...
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Catholic World, Volume 86

1908
...Ovid's Metamorphosis, Prospero proceeds : But this rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I have required Some heavenly music which even now I do To...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. Ariel brings in Antonio and the rest, to whom Prospero grants pardon ; but, perceiving that they appear...
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