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" If music be the food of love, play on ; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again ! it had a dying fall : O ! it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 5
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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Popular Culture: An Introductory Text

Jack Nachbar, John G. Nachbar, Kevin Lausť - Social Science - 1992 - 504 pages
...some of her conclusions, but a careful reading might also get you thinking and discussing. If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it,...so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall: O' that it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving...
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La dodicesima notte ovvero quel che volete

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1993 - 204 pages
...marinai, membri del seguito Music. Enter Orsino Duke oflttyria, Curio, and other II lordi ORSINO If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...dying fall. O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Enough, no more! Tis not so...
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The Turn of the Screw & the Aspern Papers

Henry James - Drama - 1993 - 175 pages
...98) 'dying fall' a lingering cadence; a reference to Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, 1,1,1-4: If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it,...so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall... 3 (p. 98) spoil plundered treasure 4 (p. 98)Afrr Siddons Sarah Siddons (1755-1831), an English tragedienne...
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...edition in Shakespeare's day. Music. Enter Orsino Duke oflllyria, Curio, and other lords ORSINO If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...and so die. That strain again! It had a dying fall. 1. 1 . i The eighteenth-century custom of localizing scenes ('A street', etc.) has been dropped in...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...late, Made emulous missions 'mongst the gods themselves And drave great Mars to faction. 103 If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...dying fall; O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor. Enough, no more. Tis not so sweet...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...Profession (1581) by Barnabe Riche. We sense this darker quality from Duke Orsino's opening lines: If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it;...dying fall; O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets. Stealing and giving odor. Enough, no more, 'Tis not so...
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Collected Prose

Charles Olson - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 382 pages
...return you now to London, to beginnings, to the syllable, for the pleasures of it, to intermit; If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it,...That strain again. It had a dying fall, o, it came over my ear like the sweet sound that breathes upon a bank of violets, stealing and giving odour. What...
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A Sourcebook about Music

Alan J. Hommerding, Diana Kodner - Music - 1997 - 166 pages
...and the dim lettering of the Ten Commandments in the chancel. Robert Lou Stevenson Nineteenth century GIVE me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite...dying fall: O! it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor! William Shakespeare Sixteenth...
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English Literature for AQA A

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - Advanced supplementary examinations - 2000 - 174 pages
...Twelfth Night: [Enter DUKE ORSINO, CURIO, and other Lords; Musicians attending^ DUKE ORSINO If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it,...dying fall: O! it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Enough! no more: 'Tis not so...
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Twelfth Night

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - Drama - 2001 - 32 pages
...finding enough favour to get a little closer. The story of Twelfth Night ' ' " "\ .'V, > , 14 If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it,...dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Enough, no more; 'Tis not so...
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