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 598by BIBLIOTHEQUE ANGLO-FRANCAISE - 1836Full view
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David Manning - 2007 - 304 pages
...and become a merely passive listener.' If the amateur thinks this, then he will have lost one of 1 'Here will we sit and let the sounds of music / Creep...our ears: soft stillness and the night / Become the touches of sweet harmony.' Merchant of Venice, V. i. 64—66. Vaughan Williams set this text in his...