Quotation by Shakespeare

This music crept by me upon the waters,
Allaying both their fury and my passion
With its sweet air; thence have I followed it,
Or it hath drawn me rather.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Ferdinand, in The Tempest, act 1, sc. 2, l. 392-5.

Drawn by Ariel's music; this passage was used by T.S.Eliot in The Waste Land.
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