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The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe
Music revives the recollections it would appease
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything
A well-composed song strikes the mind and softens the feelings, and produces a greater effect than a moral work, which convinces our reason, but does not warm our feelings, nor effect the slightest alteration in our habits
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent
He who sings frightens away his ills
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