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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2857
AUTHOR:Richard Lovelace (1618–1657?)
QUOTATION:Oh, could you view the melody
  Of every grace
  And music of her face, 1
You ’d drop a tear;
  Seeing more harmony
  In her bright eye
Than now you hear.
ATTRIBUTION:Orpheus to Beasts.
 
Note 1.
See Browne, Quotation 8.

The mind, the music breathing from her face.—Lord Byron: Bride of Abydos, canto i. stanza 6. [back]
 

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