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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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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...beast-tempest association. Lorenzo calls for music to be brought forth 'into the air*. Then, Lorenzo. 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-ey'd cherubins:...
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The Merchant of Venice

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - Juvenile Nonfiction - 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 - Drama - 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 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 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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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...Henry VI Hi Then music with her silver sound With speedy help doth lend redress. Peter — RJ IV.v How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Lorenzo — MV Vi The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not mov'd...
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The Last Chapter: Gene Amole on Dying

Gene Amole - Biography & Autobiography - 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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Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Simon Shaw-Miller, Simon Miller - Music - 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 Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare, Tony Farrell - Drama - 2003 - 141 pages
...the house, your mistress is at hand, 50 And bring your music forth into the air. [Exit STEPHANO 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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Von der Ökonomik zur politischen Ökonomie: ökonomischer Diskurs und ...

Christiane Damlos-Kinzel - Economics - 2003 - 212 pages
...Idealbild entworfen ist. Es herrscht Frieden, "Peace!" (V. i. 109). Und Lorenzo sagt zu Jessica: 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). 52 Antonio wird in The M t rchant of Vtnia als "Royal Merchant"...
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Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth

Hasan S. Padamsee - Science - 2002 - 668 pages
...equally enthralled Kepler's contemporary, Shakespeare. In The Merchant of Venice, Lorenzo says [35]: 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...
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