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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! "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 8
edited by - 1858
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

1848
...the favour of Queen Elizabeth and James admits of no 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...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...his issue ; even so the race Of Of Shakspere's mind, and manners, brightly shines In his well-toned and true-filed 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 waters...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1804
...even so the race Of Shakespeare's mind and manners brightly shines In his well-turned, and true- filed 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 waters...
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An Examination of the Charges Maintained by Messrs. Malone, Chalmers, and ...

Octavius Gilchrist - 1808 - 62 pages
...in his issue ; even so the race Of Shakspeare's mind and manners brightly shine* In his well-torned and true-filed 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 waters...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...go beyond him in literature some 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 waters yet appear; And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...In his well-turned, and true filed lines : In each of which be seems to shake a lance, As brandish'd at the eyes of ignorance. Sweet swan of Avon ! what...To see thee in our water yet appear, And make those slights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James ! But stay, I see thee in the...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - 1811 - 576 pages
...live, to act 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 James !...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 456 pages
...his issue ; even to the race . J Of Shakespeare's mind and manners brightly shines In his weli-torhed and true-filed 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...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...first conquest 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 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 - 1817
...contemporary 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 waters yet appear : And make those flights upon the banks of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our...
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