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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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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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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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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...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 Merchant of Venice

Jennifer Mulherin - 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...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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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...touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with pantines of bright gold. — The Merchant of Venice, Act V, scene...
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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...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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Spiritualist Manual

General Assembly of Spiritualists - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 144 pages
...sound are echoed for us by Shakespeare, who causes Lorenzo in "The Merchant of Venice" to say : "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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