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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. "
The comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere, ed. by C ... - Page 387
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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The Unmasking of Drama: Contested Representation in Shakespeare's Tragedies

Jonathan Baldo - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 213 pages
...that the story of eye and ear in that play doubles the comic plot of inversion and anarchic confusion: "The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was" (4.1.209-12). Given the chaotic realignment of faculties and their functions in Bottoms speech, it...
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Shakespeare and Dickens: The Dynamics of Influence

Valerie L Gager, Valerie L. Gager - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 419 pages
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100 słynnych monologów

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 268 pages
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 403 pages
...is but an ass if he go about t'expound this dream. Methought I was - there is no man can tell what. Methought I had - but man is but a patched fool if...conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream was. (4.1.202-11) It is Bottom's sense in this speech that he has had an experience greater than he can...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Man-woman relationships - 1997 - 90 pages
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God Encountered: A Contemporary Catholic Systematic Theology, Volumes 2-4

Frans Jozef van Beeck - Religion - 1997 - 425 pages
...was,—and methouglu I had,—but man is but a patched fool, if he will offer to say what methouglu I had. The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was [cf. i Cor 2, 9. i2; Is 64, 4; 65, t7]. I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this dream: it...
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Upper Limit Music: The Writing of Louis Zukofsky

Mark Scroggins - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 288 pages
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Mis-reading the Creative Impulse: The Poetic Subject in Rimbaud and Claudel ...

Adrianna M. Paliyenko - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 205 pages
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

1997 - 64 pages
...be a blundering fool to say what I thought I had. The eye of man has not heard, the ear of man has not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue...get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this dream, and it shall be called 'Bottom's Dream' because it had no bottom; and I will sing it at the end of...
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Fools and Jesters in Literature, Art, and History: A Bio-bibliographical ...

Vicki K. Janik - Performing Arts - 1998 - 552 pages
...attempts to recognize his reality: Methought 1 was, and methought I had — but man is but [a patch'd] fool, if he will offer to say what methought I had....conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was (4.1.206-21 1). These mangled, misquoted lines (see 1 Cor. 2:9) reveal more than the humor of this...
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