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" If music be the food of love, play on ; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ! it had a dying fall : O ! it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing... "
THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE - Page 249
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Twelfth Night

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - Drama - 2001 - 32 pages
...finding enough favour to get a little closer. The story of Twelfth Night ' ' " "\ .'V, > , 14 If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Enough, no more; 'Tis not so...
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莎士比亞通論: 喜劇

顏元叔 - Comedy - 2001 - 812 pages
..., 而且是熱戀苦 戀。 他在聽音樂, 想借音樂「 澆愁」 , 安慰自己的苦心: Duke. If music be the food of love, play on, Give...and so die. That strain again, it had a dying fall; 0, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...as night And his affections dark as Erebus; Let no such man be trusted. Lorenzo — MV Vi If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it,...dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour! Orsino — TN Li Music oft...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - Drama - 2002 - 398 pages
...Illyria are more uniformly saddened by it. Orsino sounds this note in the play's opening speech: If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...dying fall; O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour! Enough, no more! Tis not so...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...divides, setting the stage for reunion and joy. Twelfth Night takes us to a world of music : If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it,...dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. (ii i) 'Violets'. The name...
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Sound Advice: Becoming a Better Children's Choir Conductor

Jean Ashworth Bartle - Music - 2003 - 288 pages
...the King of all the earth; sing ye praises with understanding. Twelfth Night, Act I, Scene I If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it,...strain again! it had a dying fall; O, it came o'er my ears like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets. Stealing and giving odour! King Henry...
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The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers

Henry James - Fiction - 2003 - 272 pages
...suggested. 2. (p. 46) 'dying fair. Lingering cadence. 3. (p. 46) spoil. 4. (p. 47) Mrs Siddons. If music be the food of love, play on: Give me excess of it,...and so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall; (Twelfth Night I. '-4) It is revealed later that Aspern composed some memorable love-lyrics. Booty,...
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Representación de la identidad gay en la obra dramática de Terrence McNally

Alfonso Ceballos Muñoz - American drama - 2004 - 440 pages
...Duque de Orsino y con el que comienza Twelfth Night, Or What Yon Will (Wells and Taylor: 693): If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...die. That strain again! It had a dying fall; O, it carne o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violéis, Stealing and giving odour!...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...SCENE I A room in the Duke's palace The Duke ORSINO, CURIO and Lords, hearing music; the music ceases DUKE If music be the food of love, play on, Give me...dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour, [music again] Enough, no more!...
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Writing = Learning

Brenton Doecke, Graham Parr - Education - 2005 - 271 pages
...a narrative of sorts, spoken by Duke Orsino at the opening of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it,...dying fall; O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets Stealing and giving odour. Enough, no more! Twelfth Night,...
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