by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Where should this music be? i' th' air...
Language: English 
Where should this music be? i' th' air or th' earth?
It sounds no more;--and sure it waits upon
Some god o' th' island. Sitting on a bank,
Weeping again the king my father's wrack,
This music crept by me upon the waters,
Allaying both their fury and my passion,
With its sweet air: thence I have follow'd it,--
Or it hath drawn me rather,--but 'tis gone.
No, it begins again.

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This text was added to the website: 2008-12-10
Line count: 9
Word count: 71