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" DUKE'S PALACE. [Enter DUKE, CURIO, LORDS; MUSICIANS attending.] DUKE. 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... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 253
1829
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...as Man can thofe mean Arts controul: / If Mufick be the Food of Love, play on : That Strain again : It had a dying Fall : Oh ! It came o'er my Ear like a fweet Sound, That breaths upon a Bank of Violets, Stealing and giving Odour. Shak. Twelfth Niskt...
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1733
..."begins wi$ a fine Reflexion that admirably marks its footK'• n mg Properties. That Strain again; — It had a dying Fall. Oh, it came o'er my Ear like tkejweet fju That breathes upon a Bank of Violets, r .. j • • f\ i • <>•••• *" Stealing...
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The Works of Shakespeare: in Eight Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1767
...a fine reflection that admirably marks its foothing properties, t\ tC- i -; That ftrain again ; — It had a dying fall. Oh, it came o'er my ear like the fweet South, a 3 That n^'JcUj^i rn v"i • rt J1/1 --"I j ,pteahng and giving odour i ' This fimilitiide...
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The World as it Goes: Exemplified in the Characters of Nations, States ...

William Combe - 1781 - 48 pages
...the next opportunity compleats My black difhonour. SOUTHERN. MR. LINLEY. Play on That ftrain again ; it had a dying fall : Oh! it came o'er my ear like -a fweet found, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odours. SHAKESP. Miss LINLEY....
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Twelfth night. Winter's tale

William Shakespeare - 1788
...LXXXVII. A NNOTJT1ONS UPON TWELFTH NIGHT. ACT I. Unt 4. THAT strain again ; it had a dying fall: 0, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets. Stealing, and giving odour. ] Among the beauties of this eharming similitude, its...
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Essays, Philosophical, Historical, and Literary, Volume 1

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1789 - 466 pages
...ifefcribing, in thefe charming lines, the very effect which they are made to produce. That drain again ; it had a dying fall : Oh, it came o'er my ear like the Iweet Couth, That That breathes upon a bank of violets, Steali ng, and giving odour- . Twelfth Night....
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 9

Books and bookselling - 1789
...defctibing, in thefe charming lines, the very efFeft which they are made to produce. That ftrain again ; it had a dying fall : Oh, it came o'er my ear, like the fweet fouth, That That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Twelfth Night. But...
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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - 1790
...from association.* Shakspeare says of soft melody : " That strain again ; — it had a dying fall : 0, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." And Milton, in one of his early poems, says : — * Alison...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 392 pages
...Duke, in Shakspeare's Twelfth Night, relieving his melancholy with music, says : That strain again! it had a dying fall! Oh, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. While the contemptuous reproach and impatience of Lady...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1803
..." And now excess of it will make me " surfeit." Line 4. 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 ] Amongst the beauties of this charming similitude, its...
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