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" 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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ... - Page 348
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...— there is no man can tell what. Methought I was, and methought I had, — but man is but a patcht ose our ventures. CASSIUS. Then, with your will, go on; We'll along ourselves, and ballet of this dream: it shall be called Bottom's Dream, because it hath no bottom; and I will sing...
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 324 pages
...stumbling attempt to articulate his dream should paraphrase a celebrated passage from 1 Corinthians (2.9): "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). The original passage refers to the "hidden wisdom" of "the deep things of God" whose...
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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition: Communication from Ancient Times ...

Theresa Enos, Theresa Jarnigan Enos - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 803 pages
...(5.1 (. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Bottom evokes the ineffable wonder of his dream in explaining, "The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream was" (4.1l. As these examples suggest, hypallage is a figure of arrangement that creates poetic leaps of...
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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: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 416 pages
...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 he will offer to say...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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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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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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Against Coercion: Games Poets Play

Eleanor Cook - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 318 pages
...— there is no man can tell what. Methought I 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.zo4-14)2 CLARENCE: Methoughts that I had broken from the Tower. . . . Methought that Gloucester...
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Fools and Jesters in Literature, Art, and History: A Bio-bibliographical ...

Vicki K. Janik - Literary Criticism - 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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Strands Afar Remote: Israeli Perspectives on Shakespeare

Avraham Oz - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 307 pages
...wit of man to say what dream it was. Man is but an ass, if he go about [f] expound this dream. . . . The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath...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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