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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:576
AUTHOR:William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
QUOTATION:As sweet and musical
As bright Apollo’s lute, strung with his hair; 1
And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods
Makes heaven drowsy with the harmony.
ATTRIBUTION:Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act iv. Sc. 3.  [text]
WORKS:William Shakespeare Collection.
 
Note 1.
Musical as is Apollo’s lute.—John Milton: Comus, line 78. [back]
 

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