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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... "
SHAKESPEARE - Page 598
by BIBLIOTHEQUE ANGLO-FRANCAISE - 1836
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All Through the Night: Prayers and Readings from Dusk Till Dawn

Michael Counsell - 2001 - 200 pages
...God as misers do in gold, and kings in sceptres, you will never enjoy the world. Thomas Traherne 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 cherubims;...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - 2001 - 361 pages
...wife, Jessica (daughter of Shylock, the Jewish moneylender), to escape into the magic of the night. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears. Soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. (V, i, 54-57) Here nature is a refuge from the realities of life. The same...
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莎士比亞通論: 喜劇

顏元叔 - 2001 - 812 pages
...How sweet the mornlight sleeps upon the bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creeps in our ears @ soft stillness and the night Become...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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Who's who in Shakespeare

Peter Quennell, Hamish Johnson - 2002 - 228 pages
...sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank. Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep ín our ears. Soft stillness and the night Become the...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

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - 2001 - 32 pages
...as does Gratiano with his, which goes to the lawyer's clerk. g * f Lorenzo on the power of music 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 quiring to the young-eyed cherubins;...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - 2002 - 398 pages
...in all the characters in this play. Lorenzo shows it when he describes the moonlight 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. (Vi54-59) Lorenzo also says that The man that hath no music...
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William Shakespeare

Carol Dommermuth-Costa - 2001 - 112 pages
...Merchant of Venice, he had to evoke each scene through words. For example, Lorenzo tells Jessica: How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with pantines of bright gold. — The Merchant of Venice, Act V, scene i, 54-59 When Shakespeare...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - 1989 - 1280 pages
...we go in ? — My friend Stephano, signify, I pray you, Within the house, your mistress is at hand; 2 - 2 mght Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid...
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Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Simon Shaw-Miller, Simon Miller - 2002 - 290 pages
...of minimalism. XA CHORUS OF VOICES SEEING MUSIC IN CAGE AND FLUXUS, THE BIRTH OF THE POSTMODERN How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears; soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. —William Shakespeare The greatest events— they are not our noisiest but...
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The Last Chapter: Gene Amole on Dying

Gene Amole - 2002 - 170 pages
...the bay off Lahaina. I want to remember these lines from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice: "How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears: soft stillness and the night become the touches of sweet harmony." You see? I want to die the good death. Isn't that OK? In Paris, I won't...
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