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Musik hat die Kraft, wilde Ungeheuer zu beruhigen, Felsen zu erweichen oder eine verwurzelte Eiche zu biegen.

Music has charms to sooth a savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

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Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.

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Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.

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There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.

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Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

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