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Quotation by William Congreve
Music has charms to soothe a savage breast,
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
William Congreve (1670–1729), British dramatist. Almeria, in The Mourning Bride, act 1, sc. 1 (1697).
Opening lines of play.
Surprise me with a
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