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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! "
Shakspere: His Inner Life as Intimated in His Works - Page 221
by John Abraham Heraud - 1865 - 521 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

English essays - 1848
...the favour of Queen Elizabeth and James admits of no dispute. Jonson's evidence is quite 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...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...shines In his well-toned and true-filed lines; In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of 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...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1804
...his well-turned, and true- filed lines ; In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of 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...
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An examination of the charges maintained by messrs. Malone, Chalmers and ...

Octavius Graham Gilchrist - 1808
...shine* In his well-torned and true-filed lines; In each of which he seems to shake a lance As brandish'd at the eyes of 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 Thame% That so did take Eliza, and our James! But...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...go beyond him in literature some degrees." In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of 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...
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Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...In his well-turned, and true filed lines : In each of which be seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon ! what a sight it were, To see thee in our water yet appear, And make those slights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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Anecdotes of the manners and customs of London from the Roman invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - Costume - 1811
...live, to act a second Part. Thats but an Exit of Mortality ; This a Re-entrance to a Plaudite." IM (e Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our water yet appeare, And make those flights upon the bankes of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 456 pages
...shines In his weli-torhed and true-filed lines ; In each of which he seems to shake a lance Asbrandish'd at the eyes of 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 Euza, and our James! But...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...first conquest of the Queen. That he did captivate her, is told us in Ben Jonson's poem just 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...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a ...

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816
...bestowed upon him by " old Ben, who persecuted his memory with clumsy sarcasm, and restless 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...
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