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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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Shakespeare's Dramatic Art: And His Relation to Calderon and Goethe

Hermann Ulrici - Drama - 1846 - 554 pages
...and took great pleasure iu his compositions, is proved by Ben Jouson's well-knownlines: " Sweet swan of Avon ! what a sight it were, To see thee in our water yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks or Thames, That so did take Eliza and our James."*...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...lines ; In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet Swan s, Knights of the garter were of noble birth, Valiant...Such as were grown to credit by the wars ; Not fe and our James ! But stay ; I see thee in the hemisphere Advanc'd, and made a consteUation there : Shine...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...lines : In each of which he seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet Swan 6(ŀ ŀ Ā water yet appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thamee That so did take Eliza and our James...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of ..., Volumes 1-2

British empire - 1847
...His contemporaries connected his fame with his native river : — " Sweet swan of Avon, what a eight it were, To see thee in our waters yet appear, And make tliofte flights upon the bankfi ofr Thames, That so did take Eliza and out Jamę !" So wrote Jonsoh...
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The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Dramatists, English - 1848 - 336 pages
...eurious extraet is taken from a treatise on hunting, dedieated to the Earl of Northampton. 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 ! and the Merry Wives of Windsor, written as early as 1593, is said on very fair authority...
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The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1848 - 336 pages
...treatise on hunting, dedieated to the Earl of Northampton. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it wore 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 ! and the Merry Wives of Windsor, written as early as 1593, is said on very fair authority...
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Studies of Shakspere, forming a companion volume to every edition ..., Volume 86

Charles Knight - 1849
...Shakspere. As for that of the Court, the testimony, imperfect as it is, is entirely conclusive. " 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," is no vague homage from Jonson to the memory of his " beloved friend ;" but the record...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...brandish 'd at the eyes of ignorance. 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 Kliza and our James ! But stay, I sec thee in the hemisphere Advanced, and made a constellation there...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey - 1850
...which leave no room for doubt, exclaims, " 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 Eiiza and our James." These princes, then, were taken, were fascinated, with some of Shakspeare's dramas....
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Biographical Essays, Volume 1

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1851 - 288 pages
...royal favor towards Shakspeare. Now he, in words which leave no room for doubt, exclaims, ' 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.' These princes, then, were taken, were fascinated, with some of Shakspeare's dramas....
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