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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ... - Page 202
by William Shakespeare - 1824
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Masqued Mysteries Unmasked: Early Modern Music Theater and Its Pythagorean ...

Kristin Rygg - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 310 pages
...the modern world, is not clear in Lorenzo's speech to Jessica in the moonlit garden of Belmont: 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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Voice and Speech in the Theatre

James Clifford Turner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 164 pages
...shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music. (A Midsummer Night's Dream, II. i.) 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 OOSP, OHSP, AWSP, AHSP, AYSP, EESP. OOST, OHST, AWST, AHST, AYST, ESST. OOSK,...
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Shakespeare: Hans-Dieter Gelfert

Hans-Dieter Gelfert - Dramatists, English - 2000 - 132 pages
...Tritt, zB in den folgenden Versen aus dem Kaufmann von Venedig, die Lorenzo zu Jessica spricht: 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 choiring to the young-eyed cherubins....
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The Renaissance in Europe: A Reader

Keith Whitlock - History - 2000 - 388 pages
...our ears,' go with the perception of a gracious universe such as Portia's mercy speech invoked: 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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Rivington Street: a novel

Andrea Olmstead, Meredith Tax - Fiction - 2001 - 438 pages
...begun to work on his canvas again. She resumed her pose by the window, almost whispering the lines: How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...with patines of bright gold; There's not the smallest orb which thou beholds't But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-ey'd cherubins;...
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All Through the Night: Prayers and Readings from Dusk Till Dawn

Michael Counsell - Religion - 2001 - 218 pages
...God as misers do in gold, and kings in sceptres, you will never enjoy the world. Thomas Traherne 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 choiring to the young-eyed cherubims;...
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The Merchant of Venice

Jennifer Mulherin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 40 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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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 368 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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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden, Wystan Hugh Auden - Drama - 2002 - 428 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 - 120 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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