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30 Singing Quotes

Y'ought to hyeah dat gal a-warblin' Robins, la'ks an' all dem things Heish de mouffs an' hides dey faces When Malindy sings.

Paul Laurence Dunbar Quotes , Source: When Malindy Sings

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Hey! Mr. Tamborine Man, play a song for me. I'm not sleepy and there is no place I'm going to.

Bob Dylan Quotes , Source: Mr. Tamborine Man, a song

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So she poured out the liquid music of her voice to quench the thirst of his spirit.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes , Source: Mosses from an Old Manse--The Birthmark

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I see you have a singing face--a heavy, dull, sonata face.

George Farquhar Quotes , Source: The Inconstant (act II, 1)

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O Carril, raise again thy voice! let me hear the song of Selma, which was sung in my halls of joy, when Fingal, king of shields, was there, and glowed at the deeds of his fathers.

Ossian Quotes , Source: Fingal (bk. III, st. 1)

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Sing again, with your dear voice revealing A tone Of some world far from ours, Where music and moonlight and feeling Are one.

Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes , Source: To Jane--The Keen Stars were Twinkling

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When I but hear her sing, I fare Like one that raises, holds his ear To some bright star in the supremest Round; Through which, besides the light that's seen There may be heard, from Heaven within, The rests of Anthems, that the Angels sound.

Owen Felltham (Feltham) Quotes , Source: Lusoria (XXXIV)

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That which is not worth speaking they sing. [Fr., Ce qui ne vaut pas la peine d'etre dit, on le chante.]

Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais Quotes , Source: Barbier de Seville (I, 1)

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Three merry boys, and three merry boys, And three merry boys are we, As ever did sing in a hempen string Under the gallow-tree.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: Bloody Brother (act III, sc. 2, song)

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Come, sing now, sing; for I know you sing well; I see you have a singing face.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: Wild Goose Chase (act II, 2)

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The tenor's voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beast can only bellow; In fact, he had no singing education, An ignorant, noteless, timeless, tuneless fellow.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto IV, st. 87)

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He who sings frightens away his ills. [Sp., Quien canta, sus males espanta.]

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (I, 22)

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At every close she made, th' attending throng Replied, and bore the burden of the song: So just, so small, yet in so sweet a note, It seemed the music melted in the throat.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Flower and the Leaf (l. 197)

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Olympian bards who sung Divine ideas below, Which always find us young And always keep us so.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Essays--The Poet

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Then they began to sing That extremely lovely thing, "Scherzando! ma non troppo, ppp."

William S. Gilbert Quotes , Source: Bab Ballads--Story of Prince Agib

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He the sweetest of all singers.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Hiawatha (pt. VI, l. 21)

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Sang in tones of deep emotion Songs of love and songs of longing.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Hiawatha (pt. XI, l. 136)

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God sent his Singers upon earth With songs of sadness and of mirth, That they might touch the hearts of men, And bring them back to heaven again.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: The Singers

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They sing, they will pay. [Fr., Ils chantent, ils payeront.]

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: The Singers

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Who, as they sung, would take the prison'd soul And lap it in Elysium.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Comus (l. 256)

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Or did the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Il Penseroso (l. 105)

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But would you sing, and rival Orpheus' strain. The wond'ring forests soon should dance again; The moving mountains hear the powerful call. And headlong streams hand listening in their fall!

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Summer (l. 81)

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You know you haven't got a singing face.

William B. Rhodes Quotes , Source: Bombastes Furioso

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Every night he comes With musics of all sorts, and songs composed To her unworthiness. It nothing steads us To chide him from our eaves, for he persists As if his life lay on't.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: All's Well That Ends Well (Widow Capilet at III, vii)

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Thou, thou, Lysander, thou hast given her rhymes And interchanged love tokens with my child; Thou hast by moonlight at her window sung With feigning voice verses of feigning love.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Egeus at I, i)

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