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" That very time I saw (but thou couldst not), Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand... "
Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream - Page 25
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...and the earth Cupid all armed: a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should...hearts; But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft, Quench 'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon And the imperial votaress passed on In maiden meditation,...
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John Ruskin

Timothy Hilton - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 947 pages
...The Political Economy of Art, then published as A Joy for Ever (And its Price in the Market). '. . . But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft / Quench'd...chaste beams of the watery moon, / And the imperial votaress passed on, / In maiden meditation, fancy-free.' A Midsummer Night's Dream, II, i. Viljoen...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...bow, As it should pierce a hundred-thousand hearts: But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quencht ye, to make haste, fancy-free, Yet markt I where the bolt of Cupid fell: It fell upon a little western flower, Before...
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Shakespeare's a Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare, Arthur Rackham - Art - 2003 - 170 pages
...the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should...chaste beams of the watery moon, And the imperial votaress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free. Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell : It...
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The Soul of Athens: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jan H. Blits - Drama - 2003 - 211 pages
...chastity, for whom love would have been a curse, not a gift. But . . . young Cupid's fiery shaft [was] Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon; And...votress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy free. (2.1.161-64) If Cupid's golden arrow could overcome the virgin's vow, the moon's chaste beams were...
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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Business & Economics - 2003 - 543 pages
...supposedly invincible Spanish attack on England's Queen: But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon; And the imperial...votress passed on. In maiden meditation. fancy free. Yet marked I where the bolt of Cupid fell: It fell upon a little western flower. Before milk-white. now...
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Shakespeare Survey, Issue 51

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2003 - 424 pages
...singer reciting the exploits of Hercules loosing his arrows, much like 'Cupid, all armed', who 'loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow / As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts' (2.1.157-60), is an even more poignant exposition of the singer's and subject's antithetical nature....
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Why Shakespeare: An Introduction to the Playwright's Art

G. M. Pinciss - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 192 pages
...the earth Cupid, all armed. A certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned in the west, And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should...hearts. But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation,...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 60 pages
...the earth, Cupid all armed; a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow As it should pierce...a hundred -thousand hearts; But I might see young Cupid'siiery shaft Quenched In the chaste beams of the watery moon; And the imperial vot'ress passed...
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Shakespeare in Hollywood: A New Play

Ken Ludwig - Drama - 2005 - 117 pages
...the earth, Cupid, all armed. A certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the West, And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts. Yet marked I where the bolt of Cupid fell, It fell upon a little western flower Before milk-white,...
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