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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 Handy-volume Shakspeare [ed. by Q.D.].

William Shakespeare - 1866
...the Palace 0/" Theseus. Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTEATE, Lords, and Attendants. Hippolvta. j|IS strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of. The....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 Handy-volume Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1866
...the Palace of Theseus. Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTRATE, Lords, and Attendants. Hippolyta. J1IS strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of. The....the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear. Hip. But all the story of the night told ovei, And all their minds transfigured so...
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The Spiritual Magazine, Volume 1

Spiritualism - 1866
...shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. TJte 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. To this speech Hippolyta very justly answers, that — All the story of the night...
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William Shakespeare - 1867
...things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation und a name. Such tricks hath strong imagination ; That,...night told over, And all their minds transfigur'd so togethrr, A MIDSUMMER-NIGHTS DREAM. More witnesscth than fancy's images, And grows to something of...
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Quotations from Shakespeare, a collection of passages selected and arranged ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...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...imagining some fear, How easy is a bush suppos'da bear ! Act 5, Sc. I. Pro. If we offend, it is with our good will. That you should think, we come not to...
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The Pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight. [8 vols ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...bodies forth 'i'lie forms of things unknown, (he poet's pen Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy gift hath made me happy. I now beseech you, for your...whate'er it be. Val. These bauish'd men, that I have Hnw easy is a bush suppus'da bear? Hip. But all the story of the night, told over, And all their minds...
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The Shakspearian Reader: A Collection of the Most Approved Plays of ...

William Shakespeare, John William Stanhope Hows - 1869 - 447 pages
...Apartment in the Palace of Theseus. Enter THESEUS, HITPOLYTA, PHILOSTRATE, Lords, and Attendants. Hip. 'Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak...that joy ; " Or, in the night, imagining some fear, Haw easy is a bush suppos'da bear ? Hip. But all the story of the night told over, And all their minds...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, Sir William Smith - English literature - 1850 - 477 pages
...earth In forty minutes. 1 Queen Elizabeth. V6. The Power of Imagination. — Act. V. Sc. I. T**scus. I never may believe These antique fables, nor these...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear ! B. — HISTORICAL PLAYS. From KING JOHN. 7 7 • Lamentation of Constance. — Act...
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The complete works of Shakspere, with a memoir, and essay, by ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1870
...Fairies was evidently seeking " sweet savours," and not " sweet favour*," for her hirsute love. " Thei. Lovers, and madmen, have such seething brains, Such...imagining some fear, How easy, is a bush suppos'da bear ?" Act V., Scene 1. How strange that this sublimely beautiful passage should have such a " lame and...
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CHOICE SPECIMENS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW - 1870
...1 Queen Elizabeth. V6• The Power of Imagination. — Act. V. Sc. I, Theseus. I never may believe That is the madman : the lover, all as frantic, Sees...the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear! B.— HISTORICAL PLAYS. From KING JOHN. 7 y• Lamentation of Constance. — Act III....
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