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" Subtle as Sphinx; as sweet and musical As bright Apollo's lute, strung with his hair; And, when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Makes heaven drowsy with the harmony. "
The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany - Page 86
1826
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Shakespeare's Universe of Discourse: Language-Games in the Comedies

Keir Elam - Drama - 1984 - 339 pages
...'divine' poetic eloquence: Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste. For valour, is not Love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides?...hair; And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Make heaven drowsy with the harmony. Never durst poet touch a pen to write Until his ink were temper'd...
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The Classical Tradition : Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature ...

Gilbert Highet - Literary Criticism - 1949 - 802 pages
...speech on love introduces some exquisite classical allusions, used with fine imaginative freedom : Subtle as Sphinx : as sweet and musical As bright Apollo's lute, strung with his hair.28 Few are the sentences in Shakespeare that seem to have been suggested by a direct memory of...
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Love's Labour's Lost

William Shakespeare, George Richard Hibbard - Drama - 1998 - 263 pages
...lyrical grace and rhapsodical fervour, and rising to a climax in the lines : For valour, is not Love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides ?...hair; And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Make heaven drowsy with the harmony. (4.3-315-20) There is more than a touch of Marlowe about it all,...
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Shakespeare on Love: Quotations from the Plays & Poems

William Shakespeare, George Weinberg - Poetry - 1991 - 96 pages
...gross in taste. For valor, is not Love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides? Subtile as Sphinx, as sweet and musical As bright Apollo's...hair. And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Make heaven drowsy with the harmony. Love's Labor's Lost (4.3) love, first learned in a lady's eyes,...
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Archetypal Imagination: Glimpses of the Gods in Life and Art

Noel Cobb - Psychology - 1992 - 287 pages
...horns of cockled snails; Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste. For valor, is not Love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides?...hair. And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Make heaven drowsy with the harmony. Never dared poet touch a pen to write Until his ink were temp'red...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...Bacchus gross in taste: For valour, is not Love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hespéridos? Wordswort Make heaven drowsy with the harmony. Never durst poet touch a pen to write Until his ink were temper'd...
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Standup Shakespeare

Ray Leslee, William Shakespeare, Kenneth Welsh - Drama - 1998 - 39 pages
...Bacchus gross in taste. For valor, is not love a Hercules, still climbing trees in the Hesperides? Subde as Sphinx ... as sweet and musical as bright Apollo's lute, strung with his hair. Never durst poet touch a pen to write until his ink were tempered with love's sighs.... Oh, then his...
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Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition, Volume 2

Frances Amelia Yates - History - 1999 - 466 pages
...the pedants, of both sides, had made of Christianity, the religion of love. For valour, is not Love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides ?...hair; And, when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Make heaven drowsy with the harmony.1 These images in praise of love are uttered by Giordano Bruno's...
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The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age, Volume 7

Frances Amelia Yates - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1999 - 217 pages
...Saturnian, not a wicked conjuror, for through his love, though black, he hears the universal harmony as sweet and musical As bright Apollo's lute, strung...hair; And when love speaks, the voice of all the gods Make heaven drowsy with the harmony.10 He assures his friends that in forswearing their oaths in order...
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The Law in Shakespeare

Cushman Kellogg Davis - Law - 1883 - 303 pages
...the ghost in Hamlet. With Milton philosophy is musical as is Apollo's lute. With Shakespeare love is as sweet and musical As bright Apollo's lute strung with his hair. THE LAW IN SHAKESPEARE. Ssepe vafer gnato succurrit servus amanti, Et nasum rigidi fallit ubique patris...
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