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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... "
SHAKESPEARE IN MUSIC - Page 158
by LOUIS C. ELSON - 1900
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The romance of nature: or, The flower-seasons illustrated

Mrs. Charles Meredith - Flowers in literature - 1836 - 253 pages
..." Twelfth Night," is the comparison of soft music to the breath of wind upon the Violet ! That song 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. The Violets from which the illustrative...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1836
...excess of it ; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ; — it hath iam Shakespeare south,1 That breathes upon a hunk of violets. Stealing, and Riving odour.1 — Enough ; no more ; "Tin...
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The Carthusian

1839
...these examples from his works, but rather to treat my readers with a feast of melody,— Of music,— " 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;"— a horse-laugh— " The...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...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 south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. 4 — i. 1. 300 Love is like...
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A Sourcebook about Music

Alan J. Hommerding, Diana Kodner - Music - 1997 - 166 pages
...Stevenson Nineteenth century 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...sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor! William Shakespeare Sixteenth century SHE had never before heard such elaborate...
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Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare, J.M. Lothian, T.W. Craik - Literary Collections - 1975 - 188 pages
...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 5 ACT I Scene r Title. TWELFTH N1GHT: OR, WHAT] F (Twelfe Night, Or what). ACT I SCENE 1] F (Actus...
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Collected Prose

Charles Olson - Literary Collections - 1997 - 382 pages
...surfeiting, the appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again. It had a dying fall, o, it came over my ear like the sweet sound that breathes upon a bank of violets, stealing and giving odour. What we have suffered from, is manuscript, press, the removal of verse from its producer and its reproducer,...
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Wonderful You

Mariah Stewart - Fiction - 2010 - 432 pages
...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...sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets. . . .'" She stopped midway across the backyard and hooted, "Violets! Yes! Violets! That's one!" Zoey...
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Twelfth Night, Or, What You Will

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 247 pages
...potential for feeling, which is developed in the sensuous beauty of the following lines about the music: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes...upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. (1. 1. 5-7) It is true that he quickly tires of the music — 'Enough, no more, | Tis not so sweet...
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Sayatʻ-Nova: An 18th-century Troubadour : a Biographical and Literary Study

Charles Dowsett - Religion - 1997 - 505 pages
...and that it would be worth while to repeat the experiment on a larger scale. That strain came upon my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets Stealing and giving odour (Twelfth Night, 1.1.4-6) A poet is always concerned with the music of the verse. Pope, again: True...
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