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Haverhill: Or, Memoirs of an Officer in the Army of Wolfe - Page 131
by James Athearn Jones - 1831
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The Sprague Classic Readers, Book 5, Part 2

Sarah E. Sprague - Readers - 1904
...—George Eliot. From "Silas Marner."' QUEEN MAB. Oh! then, I see Queen Mah hath been with you. She comes In shape no bigger than an agate stone, On the forefinger of an alderman; Drawn by a team of little atomies Athwart men's noses, as they lie asleep; Her wagon spokes made of...
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - Quotations, English - 1904 - 643 pages
...anguish.—Act I, Sc. 2. O, I see, Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife; and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate stone On the fore-finger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Over men's noses as they lie asleep.—Act I, Sc. 4. True, I talk...
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Precious Stones: for Curative Wear: And Other Remedial Uses: Likewise the ...

William Thomas Fernie - Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric - 1907 - 486 pages
...Owing to June his day of birth, If wearing Agate on his hand, May all the joys of life command." " In shape no bigger than an Agate stone On the forefinger of an Alderman." Borneo and Juliet; Act I., Sc. 4. THE AMETHYST. 169 THE AMETHYST. THE Amethyst (when " Oriental," a...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1910 - 365 pages
...exultation. 1. Oh, then, I see, Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife; and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate stone On the fore-finger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men's ndses as they lie asleep. 2. You talk of pride! Oh!...
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English Synonyms and Antonyms: With Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions ...

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1914 - 729 pages
...the plastic, the pliant, and the indefinite. She leaves it to fancy to describe Queen Mab as coining: In shape no bigger than an agate stone On the forefinger of an alderman. Having ,.> speak of Etature, she does not tell you that her gigantic an«e) was as tall as Pompey's....
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Archaic England: An Essay in Deciphering Prehistory from Megalithic ...

Harold Bayley - Archaeology - 1920 - 894 pages
...connected with the popular idea of the ange's size and weight: Queen Mab, according to Shakespeare, was " no bigger than an agate stone on the forefinger of an alderman," and she weighed certainly not more than an ounce. The origin of 1 Surnames, p. 31. Queen Mab is supposedly...
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The Columbia Jurist, Volume 2

Law - 1886
...THE PEACE. O, then, I see, Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the faires' midwife ; and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate stone On the forefinger of an Alderman, Brawn with a team of little atomies Over men's noses as they lie asleep. —Shakespeare—"Borneo and...
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Chopin: The Man and His Music

James Huneker - Biography & Autobiography - 1960 - 239 pages
...Manchester, not in Scotland, and it was in the English city that Chopin stayed with them. which seemed to be “no bigger than an agate stone on the forefinger of an alderman.” Whiskerless, beardless, fair of hair, and pale and thin of face, his appearance was “interesting...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Ballet programs - 1967 - 257 pages
...immediately. MERCUTIO : O then I sec Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate stone On the fore-finger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomic Over men's noses as they lie asleep. Her wagon-spokes made of long...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1967 - 294 pages
...true. MERCUTIO O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate stone On the forefinger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Over men's noses as they lie asleep. Her chariot is an empty hazelnut,...
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