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Quotation by Shakespeare
How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank!
Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music
Creep in our ears. Soft stillness and the night
Become the touches of sweet harmony.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Lorenzo, in The Merchant of Venice, act 5, sc. 1, l. 54-7.
To Jessica, while they await the arrival of Portia.
Surprise me with a
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