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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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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 292 pages
...instance, where the lovers in the " Merchant of Venice" seat themselves on a bank by moonlight:— " How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will...our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony." Now, a foreign translator, of the ordinary kind, would dilute and take all...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice. As you like ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...STEPHANO. How sweet the moon-light sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of musick Creep in our ears '' ; soft stillness, and the night,...harmony. Sit, Jessica : Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines T of bright gold ; There's not the smallest orb, which thou behold'st, But...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1826
...friend Stephano, signify, I pray you, Within the house, your mistress is at hand : And bring your musick forth into the air. — [Exit STEPHANO. How sweet...this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of musick Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit,...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 34

1826
...eyes Whom to behold but thee, Nature's desire ? And from Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice : — How sweet the moon-light sleeps upon this bank ! Here...and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears ; soft stilness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica: Look how the floor of heaven...
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A tour through part of France, Switzerland, and Italy, Volume 1

1827
...poplars, gardens, and groves. By moonlight, such scenes might inspire that exquisite description— How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Merchant of Venice. The far-famed cathedral remains to be spoken of ; an...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...outlive his wealth, To view with hollow eye, and wrinkled brow, An age of poverty. ACT V. MOONLIGHT. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...in our ears; soft stillness, and the night, Become Jthe touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica: Look, how the floor of'heaven Is thick inlaid with patines*...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 791 pages
...Stephano, signify, I pray you, Within the house, your mistress 1 at hand : And bring your musick s lawf #] musick Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night. Become the touches of sweet h.irmony. Sit,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...house, your mistress is at hand ; And bring your music forth into the air. — [Exit Stephane. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will...sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears ; sou stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica : Look, how the floor...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 pages
...clown ' Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. , MOONLKiHT AND MUSIC. Lorenzo and Jessica. Lor. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank '. Here...harmony. Sit, Jessica : Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with pattens of bright gold ; There 's not the smallest orb, which thou behold'st. But...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...friend Stephano, signify, I pray you, Within the house, your mistress is at hand : And bring your musick forth into the air. — [Exit STEPHANO. How sweet...this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of musick Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit,...
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