William Congreve

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Noun1.William Congreve - English playwright remembered for his comedies (1670-1729)
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Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast," asserted the phonograph sadly.
Music has charms to soothe a savage breast,'" quoted Peter, who was getting into the habit of adorning his conversation with similar gems.
Wolfie helpfully proves that music hath charms to soothe the savage beast.
However, a technique gaining scientific backing follows the classic saying from a William Congreve play that "music hath charms to soothe a savage beast.
Music Hath Charms To Soothe A Savage Breast," wrote William Congreve, in The Mourning Bride.
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak," said William Congreve.