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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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Separate Theaters: Bethlem ("Bedlam") Hospital and the Shakespearean Stage

Kenneth S. Jackson - Drama - 2005 - 309 pages
...seen the power of "unreason": Hippolyta: Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of. Theseus: More strange than true. I never may believe These...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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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 60 pages
...strange, rny Theseus, that these lovers speak of. What those lovers told us was all very strange, Theseus. More strange than true. I never may believe These...frantic Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt. The stories were strange, for sure, but I don'tthink they're true. I never believe old tales or stories...
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I Just Hope It's Lethal: Poems of Sadness, Madness, and Joy

Liz Rosenberg, Deena November - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 190 pages
...wreathed with seaweed red and brown Till human voices wake us, and we drown. by William Shakespeare Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such...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 Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 205 pages
...intrigued by what the lovers have been saying about the previous night, but Theseus will have none of it: Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such...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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Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 8: Proceedings of the Eighth ...

Gillian Fellows Jensen, Peter Springborg - Art - 2005 - 300 pages
...presents a view of the creative process in the following lines from "A Midsummer Night's Dream."34 Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such...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 Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...Theseus, that these lovers speak of. THESEUS More strange than true. I never may believe These antic fables, nor these fairy toys. Lovers and madmen have...hold; That is, the madman. The lover, all as frantic, 10 Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt. The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from...
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Shakespearian Comedy

H. B. Charlton - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 303 pages
...the merely unconventional in manners to envisage the more vital incongruities in personality itself. Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such...devils than vast hell can hold, That is the madman: die lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy...
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Shakespeare and His Comedies

John Russell Brown - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 252 pages
...lover's truth to that of a madman, Theseus equates these with the poet's : 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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Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love

Jill Line - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 192 pages
...from Inigo Jones' stage design that reason controls, while still being part of the physical world: More strange than true. I never may believe These...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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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - English literature - 2006 - 491 pages
...Night's Dream lra|pW2.^H ' (Bottom) (Theseus) ft HESS*! — SoIfflMp rffi -f Is?. * ^tf It I never may believe These antique fables, nor these...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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