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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... "
The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ... - Page 50
by William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
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Subjects on the World's Stage: Essays on British Literature of the Middle ...

David G. Allen, Robert A. White - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 319 pages
...explicit expression, for instance, in Lorenzo's famous speech in act 5 of The Merchant of Venice: 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, There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his...
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Children's Environments, Volumes 9-10

Amusements - 1992
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...Within the house, your mistress is at hand; And bring your music forth into the air. [Exit STEPHANO. How orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed chérubins,...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...of stories of illicit lovers. More moving, however, are Lorenzo's lines about their own world: 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) But the resolution is not so simple. First Portia and Nerissa...
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Stage Lighting Design: The Art, the Craft, the Life

Richard Pilbrow - Stage lighting - 1997 - 481 pages
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101 Famous Poems

Roy Cook - Poetry - 1984 - 185 pages
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Shakespeare Among the Moderns

Richard Halpern - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 294 pages
...economic obscure the poetic beauty of speeches such as the one by Lorenzo at the opening of act 5? How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears. Soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. 92. Horkheimer and Adorno, Dialectic of Enlightenment, p. 174. 93. See also...
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Shakespeare in Opera, Ballet, Orchestral Music, and Song: An Introduction to ...

Arthur Graham - Music - 1997 - 213 pages
...as an occasional piece, the quality is sufficiently high to be worthy of our attention today. "How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold:...
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The Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: The Complete Works Annotated

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1979 - 2364 pages
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