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15 Sound Quotes

By magic numbers and persuasive sound.

William Congreve Quotes , Source: Mourning Bride (act I, sc. 1)

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Parent of sweetest sounds, yet mute forever.

Thomas Babington Macaulay Quotes , Source: Enigma (last line), "Cut off my head, etc."

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A thousand trills and quivering sounds In airy circles o'er us fly, Till, wafted by a gentle breeze, They faint and languish by degrees, And at a distance die.

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: An Ode for St. Cecelia's Day (VI)

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A noise like of a hidden brook In the leafy month of June, That to the sleeping woods all night Singeth a quiet tune.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes , Source: The Ancient Mariner (pt. V, st. 18)

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I hear a sound so fine there's nothing lives 'Twixt it and silence.

James Sheridan Knowles Quotes , Source: Virginius (act V, sc. 2)

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And filled the air with barbarous dissonance.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Comus (l. 550)

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Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds, At which the universal host up sent A shout that tore hell's concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. I, l. 540)

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Their rising all at once was as the sound Of thunder heard remote.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. II, l. 476)

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To all proportioned terms he must dispense And make the sound a picture of the sense.

Christopher Pitt Quotes , Source: Translation of Vida's Art of Poetry

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The murmur that springs From the growing of grass.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes , Source: Al Aaraaf (pt. II, l. 124)

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The sound must seem an echo to the sense.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay on Criticism (l. 365)

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I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart; but the saying is true, 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound.'

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of King Henry the Fifth (Boy at IV, v)

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What's the business, That such a hideous trumpet calls to parley The sleepers of the house? Speak, speak!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Lady Macbeth at II, iii)

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Hark! from the tombs a doleful sound.

Isaac Watts Quotes , Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs--Funeral Thoughts (bk. II, vol. IX, hymn 63)

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My eyes are dim with childish tears, My heart is idly stirred, For the same sound is in my ears Which in those days I heard.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: The Fountain

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