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" Be not afeard ; the isle is full of noises, Sounds and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not. Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears, and sometimes voices That, if I then had waked after long sleep, Will make me sleep... "
Historical and critical matter The tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry ... - Page 64
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Rites of Passage: Rational/Irrational Natural/Supernatural Local/Global

Associazione italiana di anglistica. Congresso - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 565 pages
...masque in III, 3 (19), or a fit example for the sweet polyphonic sounds reffered to by Caliban in 111,2: Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises, Sounds,...twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices That, if I then waked after long sleep, Will make me sleep again; and then, in dreaming...
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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - Performing Arts - 2014 - 203 pages
...Norton Shakespeare. Edited by Stephen Greenblatt. New York: Norton, 1997. Notes 1. III. ii. 130-135: "Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, / Sounds,...mine ears, and sometime voices / That if I then had waked after long sleep / will make me sleep again..." 2. Vi 56-57: "And deeper than did ever plummet...
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Public Theology for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Duncan B. Forrester

Duncan B. Forrester, William Storrar, Andrew Morton - Religion - 2004 - 467 pages
...or sleeping, we dance to this dream and are sustained by its power. As Shakespeare's Caliban cried: Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises, Sounds...twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices That, if I then had waked after long sleep, Will make me sleep again; and then, in...
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Caliban and the Witch

Silvia Federici - History - 2004 - 285 pages
...the liberation struggle to this day, and that already haunted, as a promise, Caliban's imagination: Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises, Sounds,...twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices, That if then had wak'd after long sleep. Will make me sleep again and then dreaming,...
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Understanding The Tempest: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Faith Nostbakken - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 195 pages
...island's atmosphere as he explains to Stephano and Trinculo the significance of the sounds they hear: Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises, Sounds...twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices That, if I then had waked after long sleep, Will make me sleep again; and then, in...
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Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of ...

Professor of Musical Acoustics Donald Murray Campbell, Murray Campbell, Clive A. Greated, Arnold Myers, Senior Lecturer in Music and Director Arnold Myers - Music - 2004 - 510 pages
...Kelly J. White (Treble Clef Music) for assistance with music examples. Sounds and Sweet Airs CALIBAN : Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, Sounds,...thousand twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears . . . (Shakespeare, The Tempest) This is a book about musical instruments. The range and diversity...
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Paradise Lost, 1668-1968: Three Centuries of Commentary

Prof Earl Miner, Earl Roy Miner, William Moeck, Steven Edward Jablonski - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 510 pages
...authors cited] and have the spiritual music and fine natural beauty of Shakespeare, Tempest 3.2.135-38, "the isle is full of noises, / Sounds, and sweet airs,.../ Will hum about mine ears; and sometime voices." [T, citing Dunster] l See Excursus 7.594. [EM] 688 Divide the night. Into watches, as the trumpet did...
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Shakespeare and the French Poet

Yves Bonnefoy - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 283 pages
...what is best in him, tells him that the island is full of melodious sounds. "Be not afeard," he says, the isle is full of noises, Sounds and sweet airs...twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices That, if I then had wak'd after long sleep, Will make me sleep again; and then, in...
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Her Name was Lola: A Novel

Russell Hoban - Fiction - 2004 - 207 pages
...Georgy Zamfir and his pan pipes.' 'Sorry,' says Max. 'What did you say?' '"Be not afeard,'" says Seamus; '"the isle is full of noises,/ Sounds and sweet airs...thousand twangling instruments/ Will hum about mine ears . . . ? Juliano brings the scampi. Seamus says, 'You on for our usual video debauch at Virgin?'...
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A Place on Earth: An Anthology of Nature Writing from Australia and North ...

Mark Tredinnick - Nature - 2003 - 268 pages
...imaginative, poetic power second only to Prospero's. Caliban can hear and describe the island's music: Be not afeard, the isle IS full of noises. Sounds...hurt not. Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments Wdl hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices That, if i then had waked after long sleep, Will make...
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