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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 Arden Shakespeare Book Of Quotations On Nature

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 48 pages
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...wife, Jessica (daughter of Shylock, the Jewish moneylender), to escape into the magic of the night. 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) Here nature is a refuge from the realities of life. The same...
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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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Hamlet's Dresser: A Memoir

Bob Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 287 pages
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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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Shakespeare's Theatre: A Dictionary of His Stage Context

Hugh M. Richmond - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 570 pages
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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 Great Cryptogram: Francis Bacon's Cipher in the So-called Shakespeare ...

Ignatius Donnelly - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 508 pages
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