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" 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 like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing... "
Twelfth night. Winter's tale - Page 5
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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Tales of fault and feeling, by the author of 'Zeal and experience'.

M M. Busk - 1825
...resemblance to the wooing, which, from the lips of Lionel Gressingholme, had " Come o'er her heart like the sweet South, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour;" that two or three suitors, even military heroes, had been for some time assiduously paying their addresses...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 9

1825
...into Elysium? I know not how it was, but it came over the sense with a power not to be resisted, " like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." I mention these things to shew, as I think, that pleasures are not " like poppies spread , You seize...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens and E ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. • That strain again ; — it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon...no more ; 'Tis not so sweet now as it was before. O spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou ! That, notwithstanding thy capacity Receiveth as the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1826
...— and yet I know not. " Shakspeare alone conld describe the effect of his own poetry ; " O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour." " What we so much admire here is not the image of Patience on a monument, which has been so generally...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Seven ages ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...— and yet I know not. " Shakspeare alone could describe the effect of his own poetry " O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour." " What we so much admire here is not the image of Patience on a monument, which has been so generally...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Aesthetics - 1826 - 472 pages
...into Elysium ? I know not how it was ; but it came over the sense with a power not to be resisted, " Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." I mention these things to shew, as I think, that pleasures are not " Like poppies spread, You seize...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Aesthetics - 1826 - 472 pages
...into Elysium ?, I know not how it was ; but it came over the sense with a power not to be resisted, " Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." I mention these things to shew, as I think, that pleasures are not " Like poppies spread, You seize...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1826
...into Elysium ? I know not how it was ; but it came over the sense with a power not to be resisted, " Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." I mention these things to shew, as I think, that pleasures are not " Like poppies spread, You seize...
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Dame Rebecca Berry, or, Court scenes in the reign of Charles the second [by ...

Elizabeth Isabella Spence, Rebecca Berry (fict. name.) - 1827
...rapturously exclaimed, as he attempted to take her hand, I would say — " That strain again ; O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." Twelfth Night. Rebecca coloured, and silently withdrew her hand. It was the first compliment she had...
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Memorials of Shakspeare: Or, Sketches of His Character and Genius

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1828 - 494 pages
...illustrated as in these few words of sweetness and melody, where the author says of soft music— O it came o'er my ear, like the sweet South That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. This is still finer, we think, than the noble speech on music in the Merchant of Venice, and only to...
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