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" How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines... "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 91
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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A History of Western Musical Aesthetics

Edward A. Lippman - Music - 1994 - 551 pages
...scene i, of The Merchant of Venice (ca. i596), in which cosmic harmony also plays a part: Lor, How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patens of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his...
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Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy

John Gross - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 386 pages
...must yield), and, higher still, the idea of universal harmony which Lorenzo expounds to Jessica: How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patens of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his...
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The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare, Rick Lee, Stephanie Burgin, RSA Shakespeare in Schools Project - 1994 - 237 pages
...Within the house, your mistress is at hand, And bring your music forth into the air. [Exit Stephana How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank. Here will...harmony. Sit Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patens of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st 60 But in...
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The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: The New York Age editorials ...

James Weldon Johnson - Literary Collections - 1995 - 328 pages
...tenderest to the fiercest. Take this picture of moonlight: How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bask! Here will we sit and let the sounds of music Creep...with patines of bright gold; There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubims;...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...of faith, Did pretty Jessica, like a little shrow, Slander her love, and he forgave it her. 79 How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...harmony Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patens of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his...
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The Music of the Spheres: Music, Science, and the Natural Order of the Universe

Jamie James - Music - 1995 - 264 pages
...for a multitude of such instances: How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon the bank! Here we will sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft...with patines of bright gold: There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubins....
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Subjects on the World's Stage: Essays on British Literature of the Middle ...

David G. Allen, Robert A. White - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 319 pages
...explicit expression, for instance, in Lorenzo's famous speech in act 5 of The Merchant of Venice: How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...harmony: Sit Jessica, — look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patens of bright gold, There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...morning. [Exit. LORENZO. Sweet soul, let's in, and there expect their coming. And yet no matter: — why 3 3` 3 orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed chérubins,...
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Voice and Speech in the Theatre

James Clifford Turner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 152 pages
...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. (A Midsummer Night's Dream, II. i.) How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...with patines of bright gold: There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st OOSP, OHSP, AWSP, AHSP, AYSP, EESP. OOST, OHST, AWST, AHST, AYST, ESST. OOSK,...
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Shakespeare: Hans-Dieter Gelfert

Hans-Dieter Gelfert - Dramatists, English - 2000 - 127 pages
...Tritt, zB in den folgenden Versen aus dem Kaufmann von Venedig, die Lorenzo zu Jessica spricht: How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...with patines of bright gold: There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still choiring to the young-eyed cherubins....
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