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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: Poems

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 256 pages
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...edition in Shakespeare's day. Music. Enter Orsino Duke oflllyria, Curio, and other lords ORSINO If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...and so die. That strain again! It had a dying fall. 1. 1 . i The eighteenth-century custom of localizing scenes ('A street', etc.) has been dropped in...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...late, Made emulous missions 'mongst the gods themselves And drave great Mars to faction. 103 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 sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor. Enough, no more. Tis not so sweet...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...Profession (1581) by Barnabe Riche. We sense this darker quality from Duke Orsino's opening lines: 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 sound That breathes upon a bank of violets. Stealing and giving odor. Enough, no more, 'Tis not so...
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The Laniers and Their World (1559-1719)

Barbara Lyon Harrison - 1996 - 247 pages
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Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1975 - 188 pages
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Collected Prose

Charles Olson - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 382 pages
...return you now to London, to beginnings, to the syllable, for the pleasures of it, to intermit; If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it,...That strain again. It had a dying fall, o, it came over my ear like the sweet sound that breathes upon a bank of violets, stealing and giving odour. What...
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A Sourcebook about Music

Alan J. Hommerding, Diana Kodner - Music - 1997 - 166 pages
...and the dim lettering of the Ten Commandments in the chancel. Robert Lou Stevenson Nineteenth century GIVE me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite...dying fall: O! it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor! William Shakespeare Sixteenth...
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Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

Harold Bloom - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 745 pages
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