poet Robert Herrick

Robert Herrick

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To Music: A Song

Music, thou Queen of Heaven, Care-charming-spell,
That strik'st a stillness into hell:
Thou that tam'st Tygers, and fierce storms (that rise)
With thy soul-melting Lullabies:
Fall down, down, down, from those thy chiming spheres,
To charm our souls, as thou enchant'st our ears.

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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  • Liza SudinaLiza Sudina (11/18/2015 4:10:00 AM)

    almost all is said in this song about music!
    Music, thou Queen of Heaven, Care-charming-spell,
    That strik'st a stillness into hell:
    Thou that tam'st Tygers, and fierce storms (that rise)
    With thy soul-melting Lullabies:
    Fall down, down, down, from those thy chiming spheres,
    To charm our souls, as thou enchant'st our ears.

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