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A thousand trills and quivering sounds
In airy circles o'er us fly,
Till, wafted by a gentle read more

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.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Sound Quotes,
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By magic numbers and persuasive sound.

By magic numbers and persuasive sound.

by William Congreve Found in: Sound Quotes,
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A noise like of a hidden brook
In the leafy month of June,
That to the sleeping read more

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

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

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

by Christopher Pitt Found in: Sound Quotes,
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What's the business,
That such a hideous trumpet calls to parley
The sleepers of the house? Speak, read more

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

by William Shakespeare Found in: Sound Quotes,
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Parent of sweetest sounds, yet mute forever.

Parent of sweetest sounds, yet mute forever.

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

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

by James Sheridan Knowles Found in: Sound Quotes,
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The sound must seem an echo to the sense.

The sound must seem an echo to the sense.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Sound Quotes,
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And filled the air with barbarous dissonance.

And filled the air with barbarous dissonance.

by John Milton Found in: Sound Quotes,
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