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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. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 326
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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Theosophical Path Magazine, January to June 1919

Katherine Tingley - History - 2003 - 624 pages
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A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, The Comedies

Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 476 pages
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Propeller Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Edward Hall, Roger Warren - Drama - 2003 - 87 pages
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Flirting with Mermaids

John Kretschmer - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2003 - 226 pages
...1-57409-164-6 For Lesa, for understanding why I had to write and for Joe, who will never sail the boat he built Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, A Midsummer Night's Dream "Have you ever seen her?" he asked. "Often and...
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Book of Myths

Jean Lang - Social Science - 2003 - 388 pages
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The Soul of Athens: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jan H. Blits - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 211 pages
...episode long ago ("Thou rememb'rest / Since . . . ?" [2.1.148-49]), he describes how he once . . . sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music. (2.1.149-54) The mermaid's voice was so sweet and harmonious that it was able to affect both...
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Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults

Professor Naomi Miller - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 329 pages
...study of A Midsummer Night 's Dream, my class was introduced to Oberon's speech in Act 2, Scene 1: Since once I sat upon a promontory. And heard a mermaid...at her song And certain stars shot madly from their spheres.1 The children's assignment was to rewrite this speech in their own words, with the proviso...
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Shakespeare's a Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare, Arthur Rackham - Art - 2003 - 170 pages
...from this grove Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...harmonious breath That the rude sea grew civil at her songAod certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. PUCK. I remember....
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Mastering Shakespeare: An Acting Class in Seven Scenes

Scott Kaiser - Drama - 2003 - 268 pages
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume III

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 588 pages
...that shot from their spheres means " the princes who sprang from their allegiance to Queen Elizabeth." Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Act ii. sc. 1 (1592). These " stars " were the earl of Northumberland, the earl of Westmoreland,...
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