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" The moon shines bright : — In such a night as this, When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise ; in such a night, Troilus, methinks, mounted the Trojan walls, And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents, Where Cressid... "
Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the ... - Page 86
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Another Country: A Drama

Julian Mitchell - 1982 - 113 pages
...don't yet know that). JUDD is sitting at the table in his pyjamas, thinking hard. Long pause. BENNETT. The moon shines bright: in such a night as this, When...trees And they did make no noise, in such a night, Bennett, methinks, mounted the Gascoigne walls, And sigh'd his soul toward the Longford tents, Where...
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George Steiner: A Reader

George Steiner - 1984 - 447 pages
...from Shakespeare. The first is the celebrated nocturne of love between Lorenzo and Jessica: LORENZO: The moon shines bright ... In such a night as this,...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls, And sighed his soul towards the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night. JESSICA:...
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Shakespeare's Metrical Art

George T. Wright - 1988 - 363 pages
...example is the exchange between the lovers Lorenzo and Jessica in The Merchant of Venice: Lorenzo. The moon shines bright. In such a night as this, When...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls, 5 And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night. Jessica....
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Freeing Shakespeare's Voice: The Actor's Guide to Talking the Text

Kristin Linklater - 1992 - 214 pages
...the classical references conjures up a more powerful emotion relating to the trials of love: Lorenzo: The moon shines bright. In such a night as this, When...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls, And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents Where Cressid lay that night. Jessica: In...
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Arthurian and Other Studies: Presented to Shunichi Noguchi

Shunʼichi Noguchi, Takashi Suzuki, Toshiyuki Takamiya, Tsuyoshi Mukai - 1993 - 273 pages
...knife- wielding Death. The moon is up in the sky, and Lorenzo and Jessica are singing a duet: Lorenzo. The moon shines bright. In such a night as this, When...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls And sighed his soul toward the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night. Jessica. In...
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Repetition

Andreas Fischer - 1994 - 268 pages
...was a great one, there is an ironic echo of the love-scene between Lorenzo and Jessica at Belmont: The moon shines bright. In such a night as this, When...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls . . . In such a night Did Thisbe fearfully o'ertrip the dew. . . . In such a night Stood...
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Passion Made Public: Elizabethan Lyric, Gender, and Performance

Diana E. Henderson - 1995 - 279 pages
...meditations on music, moonlight, and lovers have no direct impact upon or consequence for the plot. Lor. The moon shines bright. In such a night as this,...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls, And sigh'd his soul towards the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night. . . . ......
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 128 pages
...to God himself, And earthly power doth then show likest God's When mercy seasons justice. 77 LORENZO The moon shines bright. In such a night as this, When...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls, And sighed his soul toward the Grecian tents Where Cressid lay that night. JESSICA In...
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Shakespeares Komödien aus der Sicht der pragmatischen Kommunikationstheorie

Beatrix Hesse - 1998 - 200 pages
...auch im nächtlichen Dialog zwischen Jessica und Lorenzo in Vi von The Merchant of Venice. LORENZO The moon shines bright In such a night as this, When...noise, in such a night Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls, And sighed his soul toward the Grecian tents Where Cressid lay that night. JESSICA In...
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The Garden Plot: A Garden Tour Of Europe Unearths Murder-And Has Sarah Deane ...

J. S. Borthwick - 1998 - 336 pages
...Perhaps they're a couple. You never know why some people come together. Anyway, it's one of those nights. The moon shines bright, In such a night as this ....trees And they did make no noise, in such a night She broke off. "I was named for the Portia in the play. My parents made me learn great gobs of it because...
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