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" More strange than true. I never may believe These antique fables, nor these fairy toys. 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,... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Midsummer night's ... - Page 61
by William Shakespeare - 1823
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The Works of William Shakspere

William Shakespeare - 1873 - 764 pages
...An Apartment in the Palace Enter Theseus, Hippolyta, Philostrate, Lords and Attendants. Hip. *T is ter. Prince. thai apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of...
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Caliban: the Missing Link, Volume 73

Sir Daniel Wilson - Caliban (Fictitious character) - 1873 - 274 pages
...fashion, he claims the shadowy beings as his own. ' More strange than true,' Theseus replies:— ' I never may believe These antique fables, nor these...apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends;' and then, after quaintly coupling the lover and the lunatic as beings ' of imagination all compact,'...
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The Elements of the Psychology of Cognition

Robert Jardine - Consciousness - 1874 - 287 pages
...thought to be akin to madness. " Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fastasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends....compact : One sees more devils than vast hell can holdThat is, the madman : the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt : The poet's...
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Plays of Shakespeare: Selected and Prepared for Use in Schools ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1875
...Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS. Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLTTA, PHILOSTRATE, Lords, and Attendants. Hip. 'Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak...these fairy toys. Lovers and madmen have such seething brains,1 Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. The lunatic,...
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The works of William Shakespeare complete. With life and glossary

William Shakespeare - 1876 - 974 pages
...Theseus, that these lover* epealc of. TJte. More strange than true. I never may These antique fable?, tar, Fall to the baso earth from the firmament ! Thy...storms to come, woe, and unrest Thy friends are f lonatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact: One sees more devils than vast bell...
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The Sweet Silvery Sayings of Shakespeare on the Softer Sex

William Shakespeare - Women in literature - 1877 - 328 pages
...Hippolyta. ACT V. SCENE I. Hippolyta. 'Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of. Theseus. More strange than true. I never may believe These...apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. The lunatick, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact : — One sees more devils than vast...
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Comedy of A Midsummer-night's Dream: Edited, with Notes

William Shakespeare - 1877 - 191 pages
...PHILOSTRATE, Lords, and Attendants. Hippolyta. 'T is strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of. Theseus. More strange than true : I never may believe These...apprehend .More than cool reason ever comprehends. v'The lunatic, the lover, and the poet Are of imagination all compact : , -^ One sees more devils than...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 3-4

William Shakespeare - 1878
...apartment in the palace of Theseus. Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTRATE, Lords, and Attendants. Hip. 'Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak...comprehends. The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, ' Tę prevent them from fulling off during the representation. SCENE I. MIDSUMMER JN'IGHT's DREAM....
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Shakespeare's comedy of A Midsummer night's dream, with notes by S. Neil

William Shakespeare - 1878 - 158 pages
...Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS. Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTRATE, Lords and Attendants.' Hip. 'Tis strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak...seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend 5 Are of imagination all compact : One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is the madman...
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The Medical Annals, Volumes 1-2

Medicine - 1880
...will take the liberty of quoting some of his lines portraying peculiar traits of human character: " Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such...sees more devils than vast hell can hold; That is tl.e madman ; the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt; The poet's eye in...
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