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" Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James... "
Shakespeare's Life and Work: Being an Abridgment, Chiefly for the Use of ... - Page 51
by Sir Sidney Lee - 1900 - 232 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1848
...sufficient. Sweet swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee on our waters yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames That so did take Eliza and our James. This is supported by Chettle in 1603, by Rowe, and by Otway, and that this admiration of the poet was...
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The dramatick writings of Will. Shakspere: with the notes of all ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - Drama - 1788
...ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James! But stay; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a constellation there : — Shine forth,...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ...

William Shakespeare - 1804
...ignorance, Sweet swan of Avon! what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza and our James! But stay — I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and make a constellation there: * Ben, not satisfied...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1809
...ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James! But stay; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a constellation there : — Shine forth,...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...quoted : " Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames That so did take Eliza and our James ! " King John, King Richard the Second, King Richard the Third, A Midsummer-Nights Dream, and the original...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...malignity.'' Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our water yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James ! But stay, I see thee in the hemisphere Advanced, and made a constellation there ! Shine forth, thou...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 17

Literary Criticism - 1825
...? Was not Chaucer the favourite of Edward ? — was it not " the sweet swan of Avon" that winged " those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza and our James ?" Were Dryden, Pope, Swift, Addison, Johnson, Burke — were they all mere exceptions to the rule,...
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Ueber dramatische Kunst und Literatur, Volume 3

August Wilhelm von Schlegel - Drama - 1817
...fo glánjenben ©dingen, unter fo «»«gejei^nete« 5gctoeifen bet Slotting «nb *) 35en And make those flights upon the banks of Thames. That so did take Eliza, and our J»mtt! rung femer Jeitgenoffen wire ев wob. l feltfam, ®b,effpcere'n, ungeedjtet ber ibm eignen...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James ! But stay ; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a constellation there : — Shine forth,...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...contemporaries. " Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appear: And mark those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza and our James." •(Though Elizabeth and her successor were admirers of Shakspeare, and of theatrical amusements generally,...
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