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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 land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1856
...associations with Shakspere. His conteraporarie connected his fame with his native river : — " 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 Jame« !" So wrote Jonson in his manly lines, " To the Memory of my Beloved, the Author, Mr....
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...time, is deeply interesting. That he was estimated highly we know from Jonson himself: " Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were To see thee in our waters...And make those flights upon the banks of Thames That did so take Eliza and our James." When the two monarchs under whom Shakspeare lived admired and patronized...
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Black's Picturesque Guide to Warwickshire ...

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Warwickshire (England) - 1857 - 137 pages
...brief quotations. It was Ben Jonson who styled our poet the " Sweet Swan of Avon" — " 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 1 " The lines of Gray, in his " Progress of Poesy," have been much and deservedly admired...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1857 - 706 pages
...is deeply interesting. That he was estimated highly we know from Jonson himself : — '* 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." When the two monarchs under whom Shakspeare lived admired and patronized him, we may...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Dr. Johnson's preface ...

William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone - 1857
...; for Ben 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 .Tames. The latter monarch was present at the representation of many of his pieces, and is...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1857
...that she justly appreciated the dramatist who was the brightest ornament of her reign ; " Sweet Swan of Avon, what a sight it were To see thee in our waters...appear, And make those flights upon the banks of Thames Thai so did take Eliza and our James !"-''' " To the Memory of my beloved, the author, Mr. William...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An inquiry touching players, playhouses, and play ...

William Henry Smith, Sir Tobie Matthew, William Chadwick Neligan - Catholics - 1857 - 166 pages
...lines : In each of which, he seems to shake a Lance, As brandish't at the eyes of Ignorance. Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appeare, And make those flights upon the bankes of Thames, That so did take .Eliza, and our James !...
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William Shakespeare Not an Impostor

George Henry Townsend - 1857 - 122 pages
...which, he seems to shake a Lance, As brandish't at the eyes of Ignorance. * /. «. turned. Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were To see thee in our waters yet appeare, And make those flights upon the bankes of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James !...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Merry wives of Windsor. Measure for ...

William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone - 1857
...IN riETEEN YOLTTMES. VOL. II. LONDON : HENRY G. BOHN, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN. 1857. Sweet swan of Avon, what a sight it were, To see thee in our waters yec appear ; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 pages
...their prime, When, like Apollo, he came forth to warm Our ears, or like a Mercury to charm. 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 James...
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