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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.'

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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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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 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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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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The murmur that springs
From the growing of grass.

The murmur that springs
From the growing of grass.

by Edgar Allan Poe Found in: Sound Quotes,
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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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My eyes are dim with childish tears,
My heart is idly stirred,
For the same sound is read more

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.

by William Wordsworth 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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