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" True, I talk of dreams ; Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy, Which is as thin of substance as the air, And more inconstant than the wind... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 240
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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Myers on Evidence in Child, Domestic, and Elder Abuse Cases

John E. B. Myers - Law - 2005
...today. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo's friend Mercutio has this to say about the reliability of dreams: True, I talk of dreams; Which are the children of...as the air, And more inconstant than the wind, who woos Even now the frozen bosom of the north And, being angered, puffs away from thence, Turning his...
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Football Romeo : a Comedy in Two Acts

Lindsay Price - 2005 - 76 pages
...dreamt my lady came and found me dead. Strange dream that gives a dead man leave to think." LAUREL: "True I talk of dreams; which are the children of...substance as the air and more inconstant than the wind who woos." MURRAY pops up from behind LAUREL He addresses the audience. The others remain in their sleep...
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Old Vic Prefaces: Shakespeare and the Producer

Hugh Hunt - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 224 pages
...Stratford, to the old tales of the country folk about die strange faery people who lived there and to those dreams: 'Which are the children of an idle brain,...of substance as the air, And more inconstant than die wind, who woos Even now the frozen bosom of the north, And, being anger' d, puffs away in haste,...
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How to Upsize Your Career

Marty Morris - Business & Economics - 2005 - 108 pages
...dreams come true. In 1595, William Shakespeare talked about dreams, when, in Romeo and Juliet, he said, "I talk of dreams; which are the children of an idle brain; Begot of nothing but vain fantasy." If you want to get better organized, then you must do three things: First, learn about your perspective...
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Spanish Studies in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Jose Manuel Gonzalez, Josc) Manuel Gonzc!lez De Sevilla - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 327 pages
...quibble on the bawdy sense of the word "vagina" in Elizabethan times. Mercutio answers that he talks of dreams, "Which are the children of an idle brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy" (97-98). Here it is Romeo who proposes the bawdy quibble and Mercutio who seems to prefer to move into...
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Scena e parola in Shakespeare, Volume 24

Masolino D'Amico - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 250 pages
...compito di farci tornare alla realtÓ. ROMEO Peace, Mercutio, peace! Thou talkst of nothing. MEECUTIO True, I talk of dreams, Which are the children of...but vain fantasy, Which is as thin of substance as thŔ air, And more inconstant than the wind, who woos Even now the frozen bosom of the north, And,...
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Richard Wagners Shaekespeare Wagner in der Diskussion, Bd. 3 €24,80 / Sfr 44,10

Yvonne Nilges - Opera - 2007 - 189 pages
...„falschen Wahns") antreffen: Romeo Peace, peace, Mercutio, peace! Thou talk'st of nothing. Mercutio True. I talk of dreams, Which are the children of...brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy, Which is ńs thin of substance ńs the air, And more inconstant than the wind [.] (I, 4, Vs. 95-100) In Shakespeares...
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Justice, Humanity, and Social Toleration

Xunwu Chen - Philosophy - 2008 - 184 pages
...powerful and the powerless becomes conspicuous and astounding. As a result, the world in which we live is "begot of nothing but vain fantasy, which is as thin...substance as the air, and more inconstant than the wind."1 It becomes more and more "devoid of color, life, art, [and] humanity."2 Despite its rosy hues,...
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The First Quarto of Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare, Lukas Erne - Drama - 2007 - 192 pages
...misfortune breeds. ROMEO Peace, peace, thou talk'st of nothing. MERCUTIO True, I talk of dreams, 75 Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy, Which is as thin a substance as the air, And more inconstant than the wind which woos Even now the frozen bowels of...
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Dreaming in the World's Religions: A Comparative History

Kelly Bulkeley - Religion - 2008 - 352 pages
...carriage: This is she — Romeo: Peace, peace, Mercutio, peace! Thou talk'st of nothing. Mercutio: True, I talk of dreams, Which are the children of...substance as the air And more inconstant than the wind. The impetuous Mercutio ricochets from one negative assessment of dreams to another — first saying...
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