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" I had. The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. "
THE DRAMATIC WORKS FO WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE - Page 57
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1901
...life, stolen hence, and left me asleep ! I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past 210 the wit of man to say what dream it was : man is but...I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this 220 dream: it shall be called Bottom's Dream, because it hath no bottom ; and I will sing it in the...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With Historical and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1901
...dream. Methought I was—there is no man can tell what. Methought I was,—and methought I had,—but man is but a patched fool, if he will offer to say...I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this 220 dream: it shall be called Bottom's Dream, because it hath no bottom ; and I will sing it in the...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...come upon me. Act ic. Sc. i. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was. ibid. The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. ibid. 1 Act ii. sc. 2 in Singer and Enight. 2 See Chapman, page 36. 8 Trew as steele. — CHACCF.E...
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The Bible in Shakspeare: A Study of the Relation of the Works of William ...

William Burgess - Bible - 1903 - 288 pages
...Paul's eloquent words in I Cor. xi : 9. Bottom, the weaver, in a ludicrous account of a dream, says : "The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was." 4:1. Such an absurd paraphrasing of that sublime passage would be monstrous if it were dragged into...
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Shakspere: Personal Recollections

John Alexander Joyce - Shakespeare in fiction, drama, poetry, etc - 1904 - 306 pages
...have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was, Man is but an ass, a patched fool. Eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was!" The vast audience laughed heartily at the befuddled language of Bottom, the weaver, and imagined themselves...
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A Midsummer-night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1905 - 181 pages
...but an asjs, if_he_g_q_about_to_expound this _ ^dream._ Methought I was — there is no man can 2 1 o tell what. Methought I was, — and methought I had,...seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue 2 1 5 to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad...
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Old Shrines and Ivy

Matilda Piro - Great Britain - 1892 - 284 pages
...flower of unconscious humour, is at his height of significance in his moment of supreme illusion : "I have had a dream, — past the wit of man to say...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was." The whole philosophy of the subject, comically stated, is there. A serious statement of it is in the...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1909
...H. N, P, most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of a man to say what dream it was : 220 man is but an ass, if he go about to expound this...I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this 230 dream: it shall be called Bottom's Dream, because it hath no bottom ; and I will sing it in the...
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Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Athens (Greece) - 1910 - 139 pages
...he go about to expound this dream. Methought I was — there is no man can tell what. Me- . thought I was — and methought I had, — but man is but...ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is not able to to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. I will get Peter Quince...
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The Living Age, Volume 269

1911
...past the wit of man to say what dream it was, man is but an ass if he go about to expound this dream. Methought I was — and methought I had! — but man...hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, bis heart to report what my dream was, I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this dream. The...
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