There be none of Beauty’s daughters

THERE be none of Beauty’s daughters
With a magic like thee;
And like music on the waters
Is thy sweet voice to me:
When as if its sound were causing
The charmed ocean’s pausing
The waves lie still and gleaming
And the lull’d winds seem dreaming:

And the midnight moon is weaving
Her bright chain o’er the deep
Whose breast is gently heaving
As an infant’s asleep:
So the spirit bows before thee
To listen and adore thee;
With a full but soft emotion
Like the swell of summer’s ocean.

George Gordon, Lord Byron, from Stanzas for Music