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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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Memorials of Shakespeare; or, Sketches of his character and genius, by ...

Nathan Drake - 1828
...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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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1828
...again ;— it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That hreathes upon a hank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. — Enough ; no more ; 'Tis not so sweet now as it was hctbre. O spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou ! That notwithstanding thy capacity Receiveth...
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Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically ...

Henry Phillips - Floriculture - 1829
...plaintive music to the perfume of Violets — 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. Twelfth Night. In the soliloquy which the same bard gives us through Belisarius, in Cymbeline, he is...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Mealing, and giving odour. — Enough ; no more ; 'Tis not so sweet now, as it was before. О spirit of love, how quick and fresh art tliou ! That notwithstanding thy capacity Receiveth as the...
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On the portraits of English authors on gardening

Samuel Felton - Gardening - 1830 - 221 pages
...The lines in Twelfth Night we all recollect : 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. That these flowers were the most favourite ones of Shakspeare, there can be little doubt — Perditta...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...sicken, and so die. That strain again ; — it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my car like the siveet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing,...before. 0 spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou ! That notwithstanding thy capacity Receiveth as the sea, nought enters there, Of what validity1 and...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1831
...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...of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. — Enough ; nc more ; 'Tit not so sweet now, as it was before. О spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 14

...divilment.' ' PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS OF THE METROPOLIS. " That strain again ! It had a dying fall : Ob, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour '." SHAKSPBARE. The star of Apollo brightly beams iu the ascendant. Talk as you will, you cannot, if...
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Alice Seymour: A Tale

Mrs. Grey (Elizabeth Caroline) - 1831 - 234 pages
...and those lines of Shakspeare would occur to her as applicable to her feelings, — " Oh ! it came o'er my ear like the sweet south " That breathes upon a bank of violets, " Stealing and giving odour !" However, Mrs. Seymour, even amidst all this happiness, could not stifle feelings of a most painful...
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Cambrian Superstitions, Comprising Ghosts, Omens, Witchcraft, Traditions, &c ...

William Howells - Folklore - 1831 - 194 pages
...could not describe the melody ; but we will say with the inimitable bard of Ayon, that it came o'er his ear ' Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." His curiosity being naturally excited by the strains, (which proceeded from a meadow near at hand)...
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