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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 south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing... "
Twelfth night. Winter's tale - Seite 5
von William Shakespeare - 1788
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Journal of a Visit to Constantinople: And Some of the Greek Islands, in the ...

John Auldjo - 1835 - 259 Seiten
...makes one of his characters exclaim : — " That strain again ; — it had a dying fall : O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour ! " After following the Prince to the top of the Giant's Mountain, we allowed him to descend without...
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The Language of Flowers

Frederic Shoberl - 1835 - 326 Seiten
...music to the perfume of Violets : — That strain again I — 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 giving odour. Twelfth Night. It has a scent as though Love for its dower Had on it all his odorous arrows tost ;...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - 1835 - 342 Seiten
...which lives and breathes in the writings of Shakespeare ; that tender melancholy which comes o'er the ear — " Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour" — are no where to be found in the pages of Jonson. He has no relish for such characters as Imogen,...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - 1835 - 342 Seiten
...which lives and breathes in the writings of Shakespeare ; that tender melancholy which comes o'er the ear — " Like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour" — are no where to be found in the pages of Jonson. He has no relish for such characters as Imogen,...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Bände 1-2

Maurice Cross - 1835
...few words of sweetness and melody, where the author says of soft music — " Oh, it came o'er my car, like the sweet South That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour." * If the advocates for the grand style object to this expression, we shall not stop to defend it: but,...
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The Florist's Guide: Containing Practical Directions for the Cultivation of ...

Thomas Bridgeman - 1835 - 120 Seiten
...exquisitely sweet strain of music to the delicious scent of this flower : " O ! it came o'er my car like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour.'' The pious Hervey, in his admonitions to those who indulge in sloth, has thrown out the following sublime...
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The Romance of Nature: Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Mrs. Charles Meredith - 1836 - 253 Seiten
...music to the breath of wind upon the Violet ! That song again — it had a dying fall. O ! it came o'er my ear like the sweet south That breathes upon a bank of Violets, Stealing and giving odour. The Violets from which the illustrative drawing was made, were the late flowering variety, the leaves...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural ..., Band 3

Edward Mammatt - 1836
...present and incarnate in the music; no * " That strain again ; — it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour." -f- " AVhatsoever is harmonically composed, delights in harmony : for even that vulgar and tavern music,...
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The Romance of Nature, Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Louisa Anne Meredith - 1836 - 255 Seiten
...music to the breath of wind upon the Violet ! That song again — it had a dying fall. О ! it came o'er my ear like the sweet south That breathes upon a bank of Violets, Stealing and giving odour. The Violets from which the illustrative drawing was made, were the late-flowering variety, the leaves...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Band 1

William Shakespeare - 1836
...— and yet I know not. " Shakspeare alone could describe the effect of his own poetry : " O, It cane ll thy pains and husbandry : But come thy ways, we'll go along? together ; And ere we have thy youth "What we so much admire here is not the image of Patience on a monument, which has been so generally...
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