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" The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact. One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is, the madman : the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt : The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth... "
The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare - Page 139
by William Shakespeare - 1846
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...in the Palace of Theseus. Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTKATE, Lords, and Attendants. HIP. 'T is strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of. THE....And all their minds transfigur'd so together. More wituesseth than fancy's images, And grows to something of great constancy ; But, howsoever, strange,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...Apartment in the Palate of Theseus. Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTRATE, Lords, and Attendants. Hip. 'Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear ! Hip. But all the story of the night told over, And all their minds transfigured so...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text ..., Part 47, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS. fiater THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTBATE, Lords and Attendants. The. More strange than true. I never may believe These...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear ! Hip. 'Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of. Hip. But all the story...
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An Essay Upon the Ghost Belief of Shakespeare

Alfred Thomas Roffe - Ghost in literature - 1851 - 31 pages
...artful stroke, on the part of the Author, at the Skeptics. THESEUS. — " More strange than true. 1 never may believe These antique fables, nor these...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear ?" To this speech Hippolyta very justly answers, that " All the story of the night...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, William Hazlitt - 1852
...The. More strange than true. I never may believe These antique fables, nor these fairy toys. Jjovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear ! Hip. But all the story of the night told over, And all their minds transfigured so...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 552 pages
...imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. Such tricks...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear. [See 818.] 443. IMITATION. The young often copy the defects of those whom they admire....
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE

J. PAYNE COLLIER - 1853
...Theseus, that these lovers speak of. The. More strange than true : I never may believe These antic s. Pro. scmething of great constancy, But, howsoever, strange, and admirable. The. Here come the lovers, full...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...Theseus, that these lovers speak of. The. More strange than true : I never may believe These antic fables, nor these fairy toys. Lovers, and madmen,...And all their minds transfigur'd so together, More witnesselh than faney's images, And grows to something of great constaney, But, howsoever, strange,...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...judgment in an honest face. 37 — iii. 3. 423. Lover, lunatic, and poet. The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact : One sees...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear ? 7 — v. 1. 424. Lover's gift. She stripp'd it from her arm ; I see her yet ; Her...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is, the madman : the lover, all аз frantick, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt : The poet's...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear? Hip. But all the story of the night told over, And all their minds transfigured so...
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