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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... "
Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ... - Page 506
by Henry Coppée - 1867 - 546 pages
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The Music of the Spheres: Music, Science, and the Natural Order of the Universe

Jamie James - Music - 1995 - 262 pages
...bank! Here we will sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica:...cherubins. Such harmony is in immortal souls; But, whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it. In the Elizabethan...
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The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: The New York Age editorials ...

James Weldon Johnson - Political Science - 1995 - 328 pages
...bask! 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....with 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 cherubims;...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed chérubins,...
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Presocratic Reflexivity: The Construction of Philosophical ..., Volume 3

Barry Sandywell - Social Science - 1996 - 519 pages
...Greeks called the world kosmos, beauty. (Ralph Waldo Emerson, 'Nature' (1836) in Emerson, 1981: 9) Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick...with 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 cherubims:...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - Drama - 1999 - 380 pages
...bank! Here we will sit and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica....cherubins. Such harmony is in immortal souls; But whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it. — A Midsummer Night's...
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Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition, Volume 2

Frances Amelia Yates - History - 1964 - 466 pages
...Christian thought, and is, for example, exquisitely expressed in terms of music by Shakespeare's Loren2o: Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick...patines of bright gold : There's not the smallest orb which thou beholdst But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubim....
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The Dream of Reason: A History of Western Philosophy from the Greeks to the ...

Anthony Gottlieb - Philosophy - 2000 - 468 pages
...other places. Aristotle describes it well, but Lorenzo, in The Merchant of Venice, puts it even better: Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick...cherubins: Such harmony is in immortal souls; But, whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it. In fact, Lorenzo puts...
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The Spirit of Utopia

Ernst Bloch Translated by Anthony A. Nassar - Philosophy
...character of the planets" in his seven keyboard suites. And regrettably, Shakespeare continues, to Jessica: "Look how the floor of heaven / Is thick...sings, / Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubins." Here the true, the inner night has been forsaken; a false, purely astronomical theory of music dominates,...
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Shakespeare: Hans-Dieter Gelfert

Hans-Dieter Gelfert - Dramatists, English - 2000 - 127 pages
...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:...with patines of bright gold: There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still choiring to the young-eyed cherubins....
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Masqued Mysteries Unmasked: Early Modern Music Theater and Its Pythagorean ...

Kristin Rygg - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 267 pages
...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....with 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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