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" Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James... "
Bentley's quarterly review - Page 58
1860
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

English essays - 1848
...dispute. Jonson's evidence is quite sufficient. Sweet swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee on our waters yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames That so did take Eliza and our James. This is supported by Chettle in 1603, by Rowe, and by Otway, and that this admiration...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...lines; In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our...upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James! But stay; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a constellation there : —...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1804
...lines ; In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance, Sweet swan of Avon! what a sight it were, To see thee in our...flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza and our James! But stay — I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and make a constellation there:...
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An examination of the charges maintained by messrs. Malone, Chalmers and ...

Octavius Graham Gilchrist - 1808
...lines; In each of which he seems to shake a lance As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, TO see thee in our...yet appear; And make those flights upon the banks of Thame% That so did take Eliza, and our James! But stay; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...degrees." In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our...upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James! But stay; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a constellation there : —...
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Anecdotes of the manners and customs of London from the Roman invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - Costume - 1811
...a second Part. Thats but an Exit of Mortality ; This a Re-entrance to a Plaudite." IM (e Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our water yet appeare, And make those flights upon the bankes of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 456 pages
...lines ; In each of which he seems to shake a lance Asbrandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet Swan of Avon, what a sight it were, \ To see thee in our...flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Euza, and our James! But stay ; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a constellation there...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...of the Queen. That he did captivate her, is told us in Ben Jonson's poem just quoted : " Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were To see thee in our waters...flights upon the banks of Thames That so did take Eliza and our James ! " King John, King Richard the Second, King Richard the Third, A Midsummer-Nights Dream,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...him by " old Ben, who persecuted his memory with clumsy sarcasm, and restless malignity.'' Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our water yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...notoriety ; for Jonson, in his celebrated eulogy, thus apostrophises his departed friend : — " Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our...upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James." That Eh'zabeth gave him many gracious marks of her favour," has been mentioned by...
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