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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. "
Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A. [and E ... - Page 318
by Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland - 1842
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

George Daniel, Thomas Dolby - English drama - 1828
...this injury. — My gentle Puck, come hither: [I'uck advances to Oieron.] thou remember'st, Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. (L. c.) I remember. Obe. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,) Flying...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1828
...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, on a...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musick. Puch. I remember. Ohe. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not), Flying between...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - History - 1829
...grove, Till I torment thee for this injurv.— My gentle Puck, come hither: Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember. Obe. That very time I saw (but thou could'st not,] Flying between...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 14

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...woman ; an animal, real or supposed, with a woman's head and fish's tail. Thou remembrest, Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a...breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song. Shaksiteiue. VOL. XIV. Did sense persuade Ulysses not h heir The mennaiils' songs, which so his men...
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Shakespeare : A Life: A Life

Park Honan - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 480 pages
...mermaid rides on a dolphin, but Oberon reminds Puck, as if to conjure up the Kenilworth pageant: once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's...harmonious breath That the rude sea grew civil at her song. (ni 149-52) It was never unwise to flatter the Queen, and even in the 1570s she protected the players....
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Truth and the Comedic Art

Michael Gelven - Drama - 2000 - 172 pages
...samples from tragedies with the following two-part passage from a comedy: ... thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back, That the rude sea grew civil at her song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...and pedestrian. Oberon, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, ii, 1 , reminds Puck of such a rider: once 1 sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...from their spheres To hear the sea maid's music. The dauphin, from the three dolphins on the coat-of-arms of the lords of the province therefore called...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom, Tomás Segovia - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...silvestre, Donde crecen las prímulas y las cabeceantes violetas, 6. Obe. Thou rememb'rest / Since once I sat upon a promontory, / And heard a mermaid on...madly from their spheres / To hear the sea maid's nu1sic? / Puck. I remember. / Obe. That very time I saw (but thou couldst not), / Flying between the...
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Ungentle Shakespeare: Scenes from His Life

Katherine Duncan-Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 322 pages
...speech to Puck about their shared memories of a spectacular water pageant: Thou rememb'rest, Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a...certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music? (A Midsummer Night' s Dream, 2.I.148-54)19 By the time the Queen listened to Arion...
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"Say It Like Shakespeare: How to Give a Speech Lik: How to Give a Speech ...

Thomas Leech - Business & Economics - 2001 - 314 pages
...And who does not recognize in a flash the voice of Paul Harvey when it comes on the radio? . . . once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid, on a...song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres . . . Oberon, A Midsummer Night's Dream. 2, 1 Voices of pleasant nature, spoken or sung, can definitely...
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