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" 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 of bright gold : There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st... "
The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature - Page 109
1836
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The dramatic works of William Shakespeare, with copious glossarial notes and ...

William Shakespeare - 1864
...house, your mistress is at hand ; And bring your musick forth into the air. — [Exit Stepliano. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon 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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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 pages
...highest merit to the description of a moonlight night with music, in The Merchant of I'enice : — How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep into our ears : soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica...
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The Handy-volume Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1866
...the house, your mistress is at hand : And bring your music forth into the air. [Exit STEPHAMO. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of1 music Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit,...
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The Greek Pastoral Poets: Theocritus-Bion-Moschus

Theocritus - 1866 - 380 pages
...though the bank is not described, the poet has contrived to make it holy to our apprehension : — ' How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sound of music Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony....
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy. Act v. Scene I. MUSIC. Lor. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music 1 This is exquisitely imagined. Johnson. FROM THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. 91 Creep in our ears : soft stillness...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1871 - 374 pages
...her end." Slow. " 0 Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth ! " Moderate. " How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sound of music Creep in our ears." Quick. " The stars are rolling in the sky, The earth rolls on below,...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 3

John Brand - 1872
...light, who amongst us has not felt in all its witchery the truth of the same poet's description : " How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep iu our ears : soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony."] MAN IN THE...
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John Heywood's new code readers. Standard 1-3, 5, 6, Book 5

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872
...we are more concerned for praise than the success of what we think a good thing. Dr. T. Fuller. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sound of music Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony....
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till 'tis gone — and all is gray. BYRON. MOONLIGHT. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in your ears: soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica : look,...
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Shakespeare's comedy of the Merchant of Venice, with intr. remarks and notes ...

William Shakespeare - 1874
...the house, your mistress is at hand: And bring your music forth into the air.— {Exit STEPHANO. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music 60 Creep in our ears; soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica....
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