Of Boethius, Dante remarked " The blessed soul who exposes the deceptive world to anyone who gives ear to him .
Without any intelligence at all, Tigranes sat while war was already blazing around him, giving ear only to those who flattered him ".
And the Midrash taught that we know this from the words of Moses in " Give ear, you heavens, and I will speak ."
Rabbi Jeremiah ben Eleazar taught that after Moses called upon the heavens to " give ear " in the heavens silenced according to God's decree.
The text is based on the gloss of Psalm 55, " Give ear to my prayer, oh God, " by sixteenth century poet, preacher, and translator Mih�ly V�g.
Suddenly, the preserved body of Norbert's father falls on a row of Squealers ( a type of dragon that Vikings use as an alarm ), who give ear-piercing screams.
"Upon it lying the "'stone from which the foundation was hewn "'& Who gives ear from which the waters flow " ( i . e . the foundation stone " from which flow all the waters of the world " ).
One of these bells bears the Latin inscription EGO ME PRECO SE CLAMANDO CONTERIMUS AUDITE VENITE ( i . e . " Ego me, praeco se clamando conterimus; audite, venite " " " I wear myself out, as the town-cirer wears himself out, by clamouring; give ear [ and ] come ".
The collection begins with four-part works ( on leaves 1r through 23r ), while five-part works begin on 23v with Byrd's " O God, give ear, " " one of the most famous of all consort songs . " Monson believed that both the four-part and five-part sections were begun at the same time.