Optical Sound

Famous quotes containing the words optical and/or sound:

    The convent, which belongs to the West as it does to the East, to antiquity as it does to the present time, to Buddhism and Muhammadanism as it does to Christianity, is one of the optical devices whereby man gains a glimpse of infinity.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)

    One dreadful sound could the Rover hear,
    A sound as if, with the Inchcape Bell,
    The Devil below was ringing his knell.
    Robert Southey (1774–1843)