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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 Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and Illustrations ... - Page 340
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Values Connection

A. James Reichley - Political Science - 2002 - 285 pages
...He has his farcical aspect, but he also has "had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was. ... I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad...called 'Bottom's Dream,' because it hath no bottom." In The Tempest, perhaps the last play written entirely by Shakespeare, Caliban, a "deformed slave"...
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The Production Notebooks

Mark Bly - Drama - 2001 - 278 pages
...discover the difficulties of working in translation. Robert wants to end the speech on the following line: "I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this...called 'Bottom's Dream,' because it hath no bottom." Robert suggests that the image of a bottomless dream supports the verticality of the set with its traps...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Critical Essays

Dorothea Kehler - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 490 pages
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Holy Scripture Speaks: The Production and Reception of Erasmus' Paraphrases ...

Hilmar M. Pabel, Mark Vessey - History - 2002 - 397 pages
...I had - but man is but a patched fool if he will offer to say what methought I had. The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's...no bottom, and I will sing it in the latter end of a play, before the Duke. (Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream 4.1.198-213; emphasis added) There...
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History of European Drama and Theatre

Erika Fischer-Lichte - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 396 pages
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The European Renaissance, 1400-1600

Robin Kirkpatrick - Social Science - 2002 - 385 pages
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Shakespeare for One: Men : the Complete Monologues and Audition Pieces

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2002 - 298 pages
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On Translation

John Sallis - Philosophy - 2002 - 144 pages
...the play, not only that of weaving words together in a peculiar way (as when he says: "the eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's...conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was" [IV.i. 209-12]) but also that of weaving together the human world and the fairy world, as when he is...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 46

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 280 pages
...tangles up the senses while paraphrasing St Paul to express his puzzlement and awe: 'The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's...conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream was' (4.1.208-11). Human senses and powers collapse under the effort to report the experience that he recalls....
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Semeia, Issues 38-41

Bible - 1986
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