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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 sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 5
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...I.— AH Apartment in the DUKE'S Palate. Enter DUKE, CURIO, LORDS; Sliaiciata attending. Duke. If music $ - ů kFF. ۱ ; 72 y<Y^ A ; Fڥ ~% { 5 <i i v < + 𼑑 <֤ { Sr vy\+ϷJ < : <), it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - Botany - 1823 - 396 pages
...has some exquisite lines upon this flower, where the duke, listening to plaintive music, desires " That strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came...upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour." We are told, in the notes to Mr. Steevens' Edition of Shakspeare, that the Violet is an emblem of faithfulness...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1824
...I.— An apartment in the Duke's palace. Enter Duke, Curio, Lords , musicians attending. Duke. IF music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it...of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. — Enough ; DO more ; 'Tis not so sweet now, as it was before. O spirit of love, bow quick and fresh art thou...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...tedious as go o'er. MUSIC. Give me some music ; music, moody food Of us that trade in love. If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it...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 American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1824
..."Twelfth Night," he sings in numbers worthy of the immortality to which they are destined. If music he the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it, that...again; — it had a dying fall ; O, it came o'er my car like the sweet south That breathes upon a bank of violets. &c. Hear him also in " The Merchant...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1824
...our poet in these charming lines imitated his favourite Shakespeare, Twelfth Night at the beginning. That strain again, it had a dying fall ; O, it came...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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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...sweet strain of music to the delicious scent of this flower: — Soft Straint of Music. If Music he the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it ;...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...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...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...upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. NATURAL AFFECTION ALLIED TO LOVE. O, she, that hath a heart of that fine frame, To pay this debt of...
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The Family Shakspeare ... in which Nothing is Added to the Original Text ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - 1825
...WILL. ACT THE FIRST. SCENE I. An Apartment in the Duke'* Palace. Enter DUKE, CURIO, Lords ; Musicians attending. Duke. If musick be the food of love, play...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...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1826
...WILL. ACT I. SCENE I. An Apartment in the Duke's Palace. Enter DUKE, CURIO, Lords; Musicians attendiny, Duke. IF musick be the food of love, play on, Give...dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south1, That breathes upon a hank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour2. — Enough; no more; 1 The...
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