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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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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. — 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! There are several kinds of Violets; but the fragrant both blue and white is the earliest, thence called...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1824
...favourite Shakespeare, Twelfth Night at the beginning. That strain again, it had a dying /all ; O, it came o'er my ear, like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Thyer. 555. The idea is strongly implied in these lines of Jonson's Vision of Delight, a Masque presented...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...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, and giving odour. Mark it, Cesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids...
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The Philomathic journal

Philomathic institution - 1824
...associations which are here assembled: " That strain again—it had a dying fall; O, it came o'er the ear like the sweet South, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour." We perceive, then, that there is a faculty of imagining objects and relations which we have never seen,—of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...as fine a one in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the beginning, 158. —and whisper whence they stole like the sweet south That breathes upon a bank of violets Stealing and giving odour. But much improved (as Dr. Greenwood remarks) by the addition of that beautiful metaphor 15$ included...
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Table Talk: Or, Original Essays on Men and Manners, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824
...after-years, and derive their sweetest perfume from the first heartfelt sigh of pleasure breathed upon them, " like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour !" If I have pleasure in a flower-garden, I have in a kitchen-garden too, and for the same reason....
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Table-talk; or, Original essays, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824
...derive their sweetest perfume from the first heartfelt sigh of pleasure breathed upon them, — — " like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour ! " If I have pleasure in a flower-garden, I have in a kitchen-garden too, and for the same reason....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: From the Text of ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1825
...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 Recei veth as the...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
...so din. — That strain again ! — it had a dying fell ; O, it came o'er rny ear like the sweetest south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing...no more, 'Tis not so sweet now, as it was before. O spirit of love, how quick and fresh art tliou That notwithstanding thy capacity Receiveth as the...
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The Family Shakspeare ... in which Nothing is Added to the Original Text ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - 1825
...had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, 'Tis not so sweet now, as it was before. 0 spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou! That notwithstanding thy capacity . Stealing, and giving odour Enough ; no more ; Receiveth as the...
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