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

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

by John Milton Found in: Sound Quotes,
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A noise like of a hidden brook
In the leafy month of June,
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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.

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Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds,
At which the universal host up sent
A shout that tore hell's read more

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.

by John Milton Found in: Sound Quotes,
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I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart; but
the saying is true, read more

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.'

by William Shakespeare 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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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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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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