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" Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song ; And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. "
Effusions of love from Chatelar to Mary, queen of Scotland, tr. [or rather ... - Página 158
por William Henry Ireland - 1808
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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt, Stephen Jay Greenblatt - 2004 - 430 páginas
...earlier, to charm the queen. "Thou rememb'rest," the Fairy king Oberon asks his principal assistant, Puck, Since once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid...madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music? (2.1.148-54) It is worth reading the last three lines aloud for oneself to see how perfectly they serve...
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Cryptozoology: Science & Speculation

Chad Arment - 2004 - 393 páginas
...these strange creatures, thus distinguished by the great dramatist with not less fancy than fable — I heard a Mermaid on a dolphin's back — Uttering such...breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song. — We shall transcribe the account of two incidents which were observed in the Southern Hemisphere....
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Carbon County

Rebecca Rabenold-Finsel - 2004 - 128 páginas
...of parks, to those m attendance." (Postcard courtesy of Clarence Getz.) VICTORIAN FOUNTAIN, c. I9I7. "Once I sat upon a promontory, and heard a mermaid on a dolphm's back. And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, to hear the sea-maid's music." (Wilham...
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Shakespeare in Hollywood: A New Play

Ken Ludwig - 2005 - 117 páginas
...and listens. OBERON and PUCK don 't see him. OBERON speaks with urgency.) OBERON. Thou rememb'rest. Since once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid...madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music? PUCK. I remember. OBERON. That very time I saw, but though couldst not, Flying between the cold moon...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 60 páginas
...not from this grove Till Itormenttheeforthis injury. My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememberest Since once I sat upon a promontory And heard a mermaid...certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea maid's music? Alright, go then. But you're not leaving this wood till I've punished you for your...
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Mendelssohn

R. Larry Todd, Professor of Music R Larry Todd - 2003 - 683 páginas
...5.12a, bl, and perhaps alluding to Act 2, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's play, where Oberon recalls having "heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, / Uttering...stars shot madly from their spheres, / To hear the sea maid's music." Then the overture concludes with the timeless wind chords, and we are released from...
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The Perennial Satirist: Essays in Honour of Bernfried Nugel, Presented on ...

Peter Edgerly Firchow, Hermann Josef Real - 2005 - 382 páginas
...IV, vii, 176 ("And mermaid-like awhile they bore her up"); Midsummer-Night's Dream, II, i, 149—52 ("Since once I sat upon a promontory, / And heard...breath / That the rude sea grew civil at her song"); Antony and Cleopatra, II, ii, 216-17 ("Her gentlewomen, like the Nereides, / So many mermaids, tended...
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The Colossal P.T. Barnum Reader: Nothing Else Like it in the Universe

Phineas Taylor Barnum - 2005 - 258 páginas
...writers, there seems testimony enough to establish it -Chambers. History of Mermaids. Thou remberest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a Mermaid...breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song. -Shakespeare. "j^^Taturalists for the most part not only discredit the existence of mer-people, but...
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The Misericords of Norwich Cathedral

Martial Rose - 1994 - 71 páginas
...seen in the company of dolphins (21 ) Oberon, too, recalls this association when he tells Puck that he 'heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back/ Uttering such...and harmonious breath/ That the rude sea grew civil with her song'. (A Midsummer .Might's Dream. II . i. 150). In this carving the lion is not a symbol...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 páginas
...from this grove, Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle Puck, come hither. Thou rememb'rest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, 1 50 Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath That the rude sea grew civil at her song, And certain...
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