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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 Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ... - Page 283
by William Shakespeare - 1883
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1851 - 255 pages
...— Fairies, away : We shall chide down-right, if I longer stay. [Exeunt TITANIA and her train. Ober. Well, go thy way : thou shall not from this grove,...harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song ; jln.d certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. Puck. I remember,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text ..., Part 47, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...if I longer stay. Obe. Give me that boy, and I will go with thee. Obe. Well, go thy way: thou shalt not from this grove, Till I torment thee for this...harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her son*; And certain stars spot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. [Exeunt TITANIA...
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The comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither : Thou remember'stI3 Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. PUCK. I remember. ORE. That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid...
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Supernatural Illusions

P. I. Begbie - 1851
...what the native articles of war call, " Bunkal Point," or the Tenasserim Provinces. CHAPTER XXIII. " Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory,...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea maid's music !" MIDSUMMER, NIGHT'S DREAM, Act ii., Scene 2. OF SEA MONSTERS. Dr. Brauner, in this...
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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A ..., Volume 4

Agnes Strickland - 1851
...by the captive queen to charm the northern magnates from their duty to their own sovereign: 2 — " Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid...shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's musie." The rebel earls entered Durham in warlike array, November 14th; Richard Norton, of Norton Conyers,...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 418 pages
...ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. TN i. 1. Once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid,...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's musrc. MN ii. 2. Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends ; Unless some dull and favourable baud...
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Illustrated hand-book to Lowestoft, with details of the new route to Denmark ...

Lowestoft (England) - 1851
...although the Lowestoft fisherman does not by any means excel as a musician, having assuredly never " Sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music"— 15 still, he probably stands unsurpassed as a daring and intrepid mariner, ready at all times to peril...
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The Family tutor, Volume 1

...Radiaria, on the contrary, have as their dwelling 'The sea, the sea, the open sea." Shakspeare tells us of 'A mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...from their spheres, To hear the Sea-maid's music." I will not venture to affirm that these stars were changed into Sea-jellies and Star-fishes, and that...
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Supernatural Illusions

P. I. Begbie - 1851
...Tenasserim Provinces. CHAPTER XXIII. " Thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard n mermaid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet...certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea maid's music !" MIDBUHMK& NIGHT'S DREAH , Act ii., Scene 3. OF SEA MONSTERS. Dr. Brauner, in this...
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MEMORIAL OF E. K. COLLINS &

1851
...successfully moved even this grave Senate to adjourn; and, as he sung, I almost fancied that we — " sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's...That the rude sea grew civil at her song; And certain 'star* shot madly from their spheres,' To hear the sea-maid's music." And I know not how many, or what...
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