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" But this rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I have required Some heavenly music, (which even now I do,) To work mine end upon their senses, that This airy charm is for, I'll break my staff. "
The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr., embracing a ... - Page 64
by William Shakespeare - 1850
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Shakespeare's Comedy of The Tempest

William Shakespeare - 1894 - 117 pages
...command Have waked their sleepers, oped, and let 'em forth By my so potent art. But this rough magic 50 I here abjure ; and, when I have required Some heavenly...end upon their senses, that This airy charm is for, I '11 break my staff, Bury it certain fathoms in the earth, And deeper than did ever plummet sound...
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The Great Italian and French Composers

George Titus Ferris - Composers - 1895 - 248 pages
...Tell," he might have said with Shakespeare's enchanter, Prospero : " . . . . But this magic I hero abjure; and when I have required Some heavenly music...than did ever plummet sound, I'll drown my book." DONIZETTI AND BELLINI. A BRIGHT English critic, whose style is as charming as his judgments are good,...
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Great Italian and French Composers: Palestrina to Massenet

George Titus Ferris - Musicians - 1895 - 301 pages
...in " William Tell," he might have said with Shakespeare's enchanter, Prospero : " . . . . But this magic I here abjure ; and when I have required Some...senses that This airy charm is for, I'll break my staffBury it certain fathoms in the earth, And, deeper than did ever plummet sound, I'll drown my book."...
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The Reader's Shakespeare: His Dramatic Work Condensed, Connected ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1896
...ringlets make, Whereof the ewe not bites ; — and you whose pastime Is to make midnight mushrooms ;b — that rejoice To hear the solemn curfew ; — by whose...end upon ' their senses that This airy charm is for, — I 'll ' break my staff, ' Bury it certaind fathoms in the earth : And, deeper than did ever plummet...
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The Reader's Shakespeare: His Dramatic Work Condensed, Connected ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1896
...Jove's stout oak With his own bolt ; the strong-based promontory Have I made shake ; and by the spurs0 plucked up The pine and cedar ; graves, at my command,...end upon ' their senses that This airy charm is for, — I '11 ' break my staff, ' Bury it certaind fathoms in the earth : And, deeper than did ever plummet...
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The Great Poets and Their Theology

Augustus Hopkins Strong - Poetry - 1897 - 531 pages
...dramatic composition ("Tempest," 5 : i : 50) : This rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I have requir'd Some heavenly music (which even now I do), To work...deeper than did ever plummet sound, I'll drown my book. Did the poet fully appreciate his own genius ? He seems to have taken little pains to correct his plays...
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The Great Poets and Their Theology

Augustus Hopkins Strong - Poetry - 1897 - 531 pages
...dramatic composition ("Temst," 5 : i : 50) : This rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I have requiiM Some heavenly music (which even now I do), To work...the earth, And, deeper than did ever plummet sound, I1 11 drown my book Did the poet fully appreciate his own genius ? He eems to have taken little pains...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 20

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...that rejoice To hear the solemn curfew ; by whose aid, Weak masters though you be, I have bedimm'd The noontide sun, called forth the mutinous winds,...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. . . . Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 285

Early English newspapers - 1898
...purpose is fulfilled they are cheerfully laid down. " This rough magic," says Prospero in the fifth act, I here abjure ; and, when I have required Some heavenly...deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book. Act v. Sc. i. It has been thought by 'some critics that these lines refer to Shakespeare's intended...
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The Cipher in the Plays, and on the Tombstone

Ignatius Donnelly - 1899 - 372 pages
...revelation of the secret history of his era. The scholarly magician, Prospero, in the Tempest (VI) says: "But this rough magic I here abjure ; and, when I...the earth, And deeper than did ever plummet sound, /'// drown my book." These seem to be the last words of the great philosopher, when — reaching power...
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