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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<br /> In airy circles o'er us fly,<br /> Till, wafted by a gentle breeze,<br /> They faint and languish by degrees,<br /> And at a distance die.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Sound Quotes,
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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<br /> 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,
That to the sleeping read more

A noise like of a hidden brook<br /> In the leafy month of June,<br /> That to the sleeping woods all night<br /> 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,<br /> At which the universal host up sent<br /> A shout that tore hell's concave, and beyond<br /> Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night.

by John Milton 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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What's the business,
That such a hideous trumpet calls to parley
The sleepers of the house? Speak, read more

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

by William Shakespeare 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 <br /> the saying is true, 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound.'

by William Shakespeare Found in: Sound Quotes,
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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<br /> And make the sound a picture of the sense.

by Christopher Pitt 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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