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" Music has charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. I've read that things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls, have been informed, By magic numbers and persuasive sound. "
Hardwicke's Science-gossip: An Illustrated Medium of Interchange and Gossip ... - Page 49
redigeeritud poolt - 1868
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The modern British drama, 1. köide

British drama - 1811
...A 1m. Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. I've read, that things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls, have been informed By magic numbers and persuasive sound. What then am I ? Am I more senseless grown Than trees...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1872
..." Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend the knotted oak. I've read, that things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls, have been inform'd, By magic numbers and persuasive sound." The allusion here is to Ovid's descriptien of Orpheus taming wild...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy,: In which the Kinds, Causes, Consequences, and ...

Robert Burton - 1824 - 339 lehte
...and rest. The harps of Orpheus, Amphion, and Arion, charmed all nature with their powers : even . . Things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls, have been inform'd By mAgic numbers and persuasive sounds, Music, divine music, besides the excellent powers it possesses...
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The Journal of Health, 2. köide

1831
...to credit all that some of the ancients have affirmed respecting the moral influence of music ; nor that, " Things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls, have been informed By magic numbers and persuasive sounds." an engine of corruption, is as absurd as it would...
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The Dramatic Works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar, 2. köide

William Wycherley, John Vanbrugh, Leigh Hunt - 1840 - 668 lehte
...Aim. Music has charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. I've read that things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls, have been inform'd, By magic numbers and persuasive sound. What then am I ? Am I more senseless grown Than trees or flint...
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The Dramatic Works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar: With ...

William Wycherley, Leigh Hunt - 1840 - 668 lehte
...Jl«. Music has charms to soothe a savage breast. To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. Г te read that things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls, have been inform'd, Bj made numbers and persuasive sound. Wkai then am I ? Am I more senseless grown Ttan trees or flint...
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Maids of Honour: A Tale of the Court of George I.

Robert Folkestone Williams - 1845
...in value twenty per cent before the conclusion of the next day. CHAPTER III. ROYAL MUSIC. I've heard that things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls have been informed, By magic numbers and persuasive sound. CONOREVE. WE read in story books, that we believe...
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Maids of honour [signed Frank Ranelagh].

Robert Folkestone Williams - 1845
...in value twenty per cent before the conclusion of the next day. CHAPTER III. ROYAL MUSIC. I've heard that things inanimate have moved, And, as with living souls have been informed. By magic numbers and persuasive sound. CONQBEVE. WE read in story books, that we believe...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, 2. köide

Abraham Mills - 1851
...readers:— Music has charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. I've read that things inanimate have moved, And as with living souls, have been informed By magic numbers and persuasive sound. Dr. Johnson considered the description of the cathedral...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., 4. köide

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...EVE. Music has charms to soothe a savage breast. To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. I 've read that things inanimate have moved, And as with living souls have been informed, By magic numbers and persuasive sound. To find the faults, whose fine stands in record, And...
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