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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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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1847
...-/4n Apartment in the DUKE'S Palace. Enter DUKE, CURIO, Lords; Musicians attending. Duke. If music oop! What? Hove! : О ! it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and...
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Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. ..., Volumes 15-16

Horticulture - 1847
...Violet-embroider'd vale." Shakspeare compares the soft strains of plaintive music to the perfume of Violets:— " That strain again ; it had a dying fall: O, it came...upon a bank of Violets, Stealing, and giving odour." That the Violet was a favourite with Shakspeare is most evident, by the beautiful simile he makes Perdita...
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Life. New facts regarding the life of Shakespeare [by P. J. Collier ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...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...so die. That strain again ; — it had a dying fall : 0, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south,1 That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and...
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Favourite field flowers; or, Wild flowers of England popularly described

Robert Tyas - Botany - 1848 - 196 pages
...again, in " Twelfth Night," he compares the gentle strains of plaintive music to their perfume : " That strain again ;— it had a dying fall : O, it...upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." Barry Cornwall awards to the Violet precedence of the Rose; and Miss Landon intimates in some very...
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Sketch of the life of Shakespeare. Tempest. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Merry ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...play on, Give me excess of it : that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.— That (train again ; — it had a dying fall : O. it came o'er...of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. — Enough ; nc more ; 'Tis not so sweet now, as it was before. 0 spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou...
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Mercersburg Review, Volume 1

Reformed Church - 1849
...this way, are rendered more graphic; at any rate under the ennobling hand of Shakespeare : If music be the food of love, play on ; Give me excess of it;...strain again ; it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er mv ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor." Tuxlflh...
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Mnemotechny, Or Art of Memory ...: With a Mnemotechnic Dictionary

Pliny Miles - 1850
...world ; and dear the schoolboy spot We ne'er forget, though there we are forgot. BYRON. 92. If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor. — Enough : no more ; 'Tis not so sweet now as it was before. Twelfth Night—...
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Mnemotechny, or art of memory, theoretical and practical: with a ...

Pliny Miles - 1850
...world ; and dear the schoolboy spot We ne'er forget, though there we are forgot. BYRON. 92. If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor. — Enough : no more ; "Pis not so sweet now as it was before. Twelfth Night—...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1850
...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...dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south,1 That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odor. — Enough ; no more ; 'Tis...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

1850
...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...dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south,1 That breathes upon a bank of violets. Stealing, and giving odor.— Enough ; no more ; 'Tis...
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