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" I had. The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. "
Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream - Page 70
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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De Vere as Shakespeare: An Oxfordian Reading of the Canon

William Farina - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 280 pages
...(III.i.117; emphasis added). After returning to "normal," Bottom then takes the cake with his soliloquy on "The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart report..." (IV.i.211-214), a neat misquotation of St. Paul (I Corinthians 2:9-10). 36 In the case of...
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Sogno di una notte di mezza estate

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2006 - 191 pages
...there is no man can tell what. Methought I was — and methought I had — but man is but a patched fool if he will offer to say what methought I had....man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, 210 man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream...
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Puck

Gene Callahan - Fiction - 2006 - 316 pages
...was — no man can tell what. Methought I was — and methought I had — but man is but d patched fool if he will offer to say what methought I had....man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man 's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was....
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Cuba and the Tempest: Literature and Cinema in the Time of Diaspora

Eduardo González - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 264 pages
...of a dream where Scripture is copied in burlesque: The eye of man has not heard, the ear of man has not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. 14 Here the tongue's alignment with the mind in conceiving thoughts is driven home to the gross asinine...
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Bad Girls, Bad Girls, Whatcha Gonna Do?

Cynthia Voigt - Juvenile Fiction - 2006 - 442 pages
...logic. This kind of verbal befuddlement drove John Lawrence crazy, but Hadrian had no problem with it. '"The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen,'" he said, as if he was speaking perfect sense. In fact, as Hadrian said it, it did. Of course it did....
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Dramatists, English - 2007 - 1280 pages
...— there is no man can tell what. Methought I was, and methought I had, — but man is but a patcht fool, if he will offer to say what methought I had....what my dream was. I will get Peter Quince to write a ballet of this dream: it shall be called Bottom's Dream, because it hath no.bottom; and I will sing...
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Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language

Janet Brennan Croft, Donald E. Palumbo, C.W. Sullivan III - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 336 pages
...there is no man can tell what. Methought I was — and meth ought I had — but man is but a patched fool if he will offer to say what methought I had....conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was [4.1.20612]. Both Tolkien and Shakespeare react in complex ways to the heritage of the treatment of...
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A New Handbook of Literary Terms

David Mikics - Reference - 2008 - 368 pages
...Titania, he stumblingly remarks, "Methought I was — and methought I had — but man is but a patched fool if he will offer to say what methought I had....conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was" (Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 4.1). Saint Paul in Corinthians 2:9 had written, "Eye hath...
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Richard Wagners Shaekespeare Wagner in der Diskussion, Bd. 3 €24,80 / Sfr 44,10

Yvonne Nilges - Opera - 2007 - 189 pages
...have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream past the wit of man to say what dream it was. [. . .] The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream was. [...] But all the story of the night told over, And all their minds transfigured so together, More...
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Plum Wine

Angela Davis Gardner - Fiction - 2007 - 336 pages
...love." Mr. Doi pointed at Bottom. Hiroko stood, rubbing her eyes. "The eye or man," she began, "hath nor heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is...to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to reporr, what my dream was. This I will call Bottom's dream"she held out her arms in a dramatic gesture...
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