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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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Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love

Jill Line - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 192 pages
...unable to describe it but his muddled phraseology conveys that it is beyond all sensory experience: I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream,...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. . . ^m_\ 3 His confusion and euphoria over his experience is not surprising for he has spent a night...
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The Empress of India: A Professor Moriarty Novel

Michael Kurland - Fiction - 2007 - 320 pages
...you, Mr. Holmes." "Thank you. I feel the same way myself," Holmes told her. 200 TWE N TY- S IX MISSING The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. — William Shakespeare A large black dhow, which had been motorized with some sort of ancient and...
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Where There's a Will There's a Way: Or, All I Really Need to Know I Learned ...

Laurie E. Maguire - Self-Help - 2006 - 214 pages
...garbled 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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A New Handbook of Literary Terms

David Mikics - Reference - 2008 - 368 pages
...from his bestial metamorphosis and his dalliance with the fairy queen Titania, he stumblingly remarks, "Methought I was — and methought I had — but man...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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Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language

Janet Brennan Croft, Donald E. Palumbo, C.W. Sullivan III - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 336 pages
...only stammer: Methought I was — 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...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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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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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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