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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 Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed - Page 147
by William Shakespeare - 1825 - 896 pages
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
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Learning in Chaos: Improving Human Performance in Today's Fast-changing ...

James Austin Hite - Business & Economics - 1999 - 300 pages
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Shakespeare: Hans-Dieter Gelfert

Hans-Dieter Gelfert - Dramatists, English - 2000 - 127 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...touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica: look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold: There's not the smallest orb which thou...
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The Renaissance in Europe: A Reader

Keith Whitlock - History - 2000 - 374 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...touches of sweet 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...
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After the Heavenly Tune: English Poetry and the Aspiration to Song

Marc Berley - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 418 pages
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Masqued Mysteries Unmasked: Early Modern Music Theater and Its Pythagorean ...

Kristin Rygg - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 267 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...touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold; There's not the smallest orb which thou...
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Rivington Street: a novel

Andrea Olmstead, Meredith Tax - Fiction - 2001 - 431 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...touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold; There's not the smallest orb which thou...
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All Through the Night: Prayers and Readings from Dusk Till Dawn

Michael Counsell - Religion - 2001 - 200 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...touches of sweet harmony: Sit, Jessica; look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou...
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The Arden Shakespeare Book Of Quotations On Nature

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 48 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...touches of sweet 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...
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