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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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The Disruption, a Scottish Tale of Recent Times. [By William Cross.]

William CROSS (Editor of the Edinburgh Weekly Chronicle.) - 1846 - 447 pages
...the worthy man was on confidential terms with Agnes, and would do him ample justice. CHAPTER XXII. I talk of dreams, Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy." SHAKSFEARE. After Mrs Renshaw had had a night to digest her dram of fly-water, she awoke most distressingly...
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The disruption [by W. Cross].

William Cross (of Paisley.) - 1846 - 80 pages
...worthy man was on confidential terms with Agues, and would do him ample justice. CHAPTER XXII. ——— I talk of dreams, Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy. ' ' SnAKSPEARE. After Mrs Renshaw had had a night to digest her dram of fly-water, she awoke most distressingly...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1847
...good carriage. This, is she — Rom. Peace, peace ! Mercutio, peace ! Thou talk'st of nothing. Mer. ^5^ ^0Z ] a B ! woos Even now the frozen bosom of the north, And, being anger'd, pun's away from thence, Turning his...
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On Dreams, in Their Mental and Moral Aspects: As Affording Auxiliary ...

John Sheppard - Dreams - 1847 - 179 pages
...minds are aw;\re. We have learned experimentally to estimate them, likeMercutio in the drama, as " Children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain...as the air, And more inconstant than the wind, who woos Even now the frozen bosom of the North, And, being angered, pnffs away from thence, Turning his...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1848
...good carriage. This, this is she— Thou talk'st of nothing. Rom. Peace, peace, Mercutio, peace; Mer. True, I talk of dreams; Which are the children of...Even now the frozen bosom of the north, And, being angered, puffs away from thence, Turning his face to the dew-dropping south. 1 This speech received...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2014 - 288 pages
...good carriage. This is she 95 Romeo Peace, peace, Mercutio, peace. Thou talk's! of nothing. Mercutio True, I talk of dreams, Which are the children of...fantasy, Which is as thin of substance as the air 100 And more inconstant than the wind, who woos Even now the frozen bosom of the north 62 in this manner...
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The World of the Imagination: Sum and Substance

Eva T. H. Brann - Psychology - 1992 - 810 pages
...cornerstone of fools" (An Explanation of Astronomy as a Whole); and Shakespeare has Mercutio speak of dreams Which are the children of an idle brain Begot of nothing but vain fantasy. [Romeo and Juliet, I iv] On the other hand, in the seventeenth century Milton still refers to fancy...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...big as a round litlle worm Prick'd from ihe lazy finger of a maid; (I, iv) FaPON; FiP; LiTB; WSC 142 ld or flowery mead. (1. 9-14) AA; AWP; HelP; InvP;...Between the dark and the daylight. When the night woos Even now the frozen bosom of the north, And being angered, puffs away from thence. Turning his...
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Berlioz

Julian Rushton, West Riding Professor of Music Julian Rushton, Oliver - Music - 1994 - 119 pages
...dreamlike Concert de Sylphes, preceded by 'Mercutio: I talk of dreams, which are the children of an airy brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy; which is...substance as the air, and more inconstant than the wind.' These words follow the Queen Mab speech (1.4), inspiration for Berlioz's equally seductive and dreamlike...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...of good carriage: This is she— Peace, peace, Mercutio, peace! Thou talk'st of nothing. MERCUTIO. nter HVKSE and her man PETER. О honey nurse, what news? Hast thou met with him? Send thy man puffs away from thence, Turning his face to the dew-dropping south. BENVOLIO. This wind, you talk of,...
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