Notes

Famous quotes containing the word notes:

    The soft complaining FLUTE
    In dying Notes discovers
    The Woes of hopeless Lovers,
    Whose Dirge is whisper’d by the warbling LUTE.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)

    What neat repast shall feast us, light and choice,
    Of Attick tast, with Wine, whence we may rise
    To hear the Lute well toucht, or artfull voice
    Warble immortal Notes and Tuskan Ayre?
    He who of those delights can judge, and spare
    To interpose them oft, is not unwise.
    John Milton (1608–1674)

    Lap me in soft Lydian airs,
    Married to immortal verse,
    Such as the meeting soul may pierce
    In notes with many a winding bout
    Of linked sweetness long drawn out,
    With wanton heed and giddy cunning,
    The melting voice through mazes running,
    Untwisting all the chains that tie
    The hidden soul of harmony;
    John Milton (1608–1674)