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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 Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ... - Page 50
by William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1824
...Hear him also in " The Merchant of Venice," in a strain of poetry that has never been surpassed. " How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...harmony. Sit Jessica ; Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with pa tines of bright gold , There's not the smallest orb which thou hehold'st, But...
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The Plays, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1824
...Stephano. How sweet the moon-light sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of musick Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night,...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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The dramatic works of Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson and Stevens [sic ...

William Shakespeare - 1824
...sweet the moon-light sleet» upon this pank! Isic Here will we sit, and l«t the sounds of maCreep in our ears; soft stillness, and the night, ' Become...patines » of bright gold ; There's not the smallest orb, which thuu behold'st, But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-ey'd cherubims:...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...sweet the moon-light sleeps upon this bank 1 Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in onr than a stuffed man but for the stuffing! — Well,...are all mortal. Leon. You must not, sir, mistake orb, which thou behold'st, Butin his motion likean angel sings, Still (juiringto theyoung-ey'd cherubins...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...the day-light sick, It looks a little paler ; 'tis a day, Such as the day is when the sua is hid. How sweet the moon-light sleeps upon this bank ! Here...our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. In such a night, did Young Lorenzo swear he lov'd her well ; Stealing her...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...bouse, yoar mistress is at hand j And bring your music forth into the air. — [Exil Stephano. Hew ives, and all are Holiugbroke's, And nothing can we...earth, Which serves as paste and cover to our bones. Boor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patincs of bright gold ; There's not the smallest orb whieh thon...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826 - 292 pages
...the passage, for instance, where the loversin the " Merchant of Venice" seat themselves on a bank by moonlight : — " How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon...our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony." Now, a foreign translator, of the ordinary kind, would dilute and take all...
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A classical and historical tour through France [&c.].

1826
...poplars, gardens, and groves. By moonlight, such scenes might inspire that exquisite description — How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will...our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Merchant of Venice. The far-famed cathedral remains to be spoken of ; an...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 34

Classical philology - 1826
...this bank ! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears ; soft stilness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica:...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-eye'd...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...his wealth, To view with hollow eye, and wrinkled brow, An age of poverty. BEAUTIES OF SiUKSPEARE. ACT V. MOONLIGHT. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon...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 cherubim:...
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