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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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Understanding A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Student Casebook to Issues ...

Faith Nostbakken - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 197 pages
...brings the theological element of dreams into play, too, as he humorously mixes all the senses, saying, "The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was" (4.1.214—17; from 1 Corinthians 2:9). Bottom elicits laughter, but he also offers the possibility...
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Shakespeare by Stages: An Historical Introduction

Arthur F. Kinney - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 194 pages
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Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William ..., Volume 82

1984
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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt, Stephen Jay Greenblatt - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 430 pages
...had a dream past the wit of man to say what dream it was. Man is but an ass if he go about t'expound this dream. Methought I was — there is no man can...conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream was. (4.1.199-207). This is the joke of a decisively secular dramatist, a writer who deftly turned the dream...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1993 - 256 pages
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Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William ..., Volume 80

1984
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 260 pages
...account of the experience: 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. (4.1.205-6,211-14) Bottom's speech, with its misaligning of the senses, is a parody of 1 Corinthians...
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Rhetoric and Renaissance Culture

Heinrich F. Plett - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 581 pages
...(190-191). This twofold synaesthesia is a trope that first appeared when Bottom woke up from his dream: The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. (IV.i.209-212), which is a travesty of St. Paul's Epistle I Corinthians ii.10. The prosopopoeias of...
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The Medieval Mystical Tradition in England: Exeter Symposium VII : Papers ...

Exeter Symposium (2004 : Charney Manor) - History - 2004 - 212 pages
...experience among the fairies, says, 'l 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' (1V.i. 209-10, 214-17). Bottom's lack of awareness about almost anything is comically apparent here,...
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The Operas of Benjamin Britten: Expression and Evasion

Claire Seymour - History - 2007 - 358 pages
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