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" Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact : — One sees more devils than vast hell can hold, — That... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare - Page 141
by William Shakespeare - 1823
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Art, Origins, Otherness: Between Philosophy and Art

William Desmond - Philosophy - 2003 - 306 pages
...lll'.S5— dc21 2003057266 riaaa dvaYKr] tovSe TOV KOOUOV eiKova tivoq eivai —Plato, Timaeus, 29B Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such...hell can hold; That is the madman. The lover, all as fanatic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt. The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance...
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Exorcism and Its Texts: Subjectivity in Early Modern Literature of England ...

Hilaire Kallendorf - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 327 pages
...courage to see, with Quevedo, life as it is really lived, in the bowels of hell.102 ' l Libido sciendi' Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such...compact. One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ... (Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 5. 1 .4-9) By going where no other author of his time...
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The Creation of Art: New Essays in Philosophical Aesthetics

Both Lecturers Department of Moral Philosophy Berys Gaut, Berys Gaut, Paisley Livingston, Chair Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Humanities Paisley Livingston - Art - 2003 - 295 pages
...lunatic, the lover and the poet", says Theseus in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (5.1. 8-18): Are of imagination all compact: One sees more devils...Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven; And as imagination bodies...
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Ian McEwan's Enduring Love

Roger Clarke, Andy Gordon - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 94 pages
...fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. The lunatic, the lover and the poet Are in imagination all compact: One sees more devils than...as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt. . . . (V, i, 4-1 1 ) To come a little more up to date, sex researcher John Money has suggested that...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Dinah Jurksaitis - Drama - 2004 - 80 pages
...workmen are speaking together. think the line endings should come. There are six and a half lines. Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, such...devils than vast hell can hold: that is the madman. b) Write the lines as blank verse, using capital letters for the start of each line. Highlight the...
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Pensées de l'"un" dans l'histoire de la philosophie: études en hommage au ...

Werner Beierwaltes - One (The One in philosophy). - 2004 - 581 pages
...theories of art as the lines of Theseus in A Midsummer Night 's Dream, VI7ff The lunatic, the lover and the poet Are of imagination all compact. One sees...a brow of Egypt. The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven. And as imagination bodies forth The...
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Haltia and the Third Planet

D. Judson Hindes - 2004 - 204 pages
...these brief moments. He repeated that passage, and sang it out as his own: The lunatic, the lover, and the poet Are of imagination all compact: One sees...a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven, And, as imagination bodies forth The...
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 260 pages
...same point in act 5 when he links the madman with the lover and the poet: The lunatic, the lover, and the poet Are of imagination all compact. One sees...a brow of Egypt. The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven; And as imagination bodies forth The...
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The Carlyle Encyclopedia

Mark Cumming - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 521 pages
...favorite passage came from act 5, scene 1 of A Midsummer Night's Dream: The lunatic, the lover, and the poet Are of imagination all compact. One sees...a brow of Egypt. The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven; And as imagination bodies forth The...
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Great Sayings and Quotations

...are? The men who have failed in literature and art. - Benjamin Disraeli The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact: One sees...That is, the madman; the lover all as frantic, Sees Helan's beauty in a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven...
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