The Theory of Dreams: In which an Inquiry is Made Into the Powers and Faculties of the Human Mind, as They are Illustrated in the Most Remarkable Dreams Recorded in Sacred and Profane History
F.C. and J. Rivington, 1808
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accounts affected afterwards Amphiaraus ancient appear apprehension Archelaus Arimnestus arts awake beheld bishop body Cardieri CHAPTER character Cicero conceived considered credulity Dean of Canterbury death Dion divine dreams dreams duke emperor Euripides excited eyes fancy fate father favoured fear fictions Fulgosius furnished future events Glaphyra God's Grecian heathen Hecuba historian Holinshed Homer human idea images imagination imparted impressions informs Insomnium inspired dreams instruction interpretation intimations king Lord Lorenzo Lorenzo de Medici Macrobius mentioned mind miraculous morning mother nations nature Nicholas Wotton night objects observed occasion Ovid person Petrarch Plutarch powers predicted pretensions preternatural probably prophetic received reflections regarded remarkable reported represented revelation Roman says scenes seems sensations sent Septuagint Sir George Villiers Sir Thomas sleep slept slumbers soul spirit Statius superstition supposed temple things thoughts tion told truth unto Valerius Valerius Maximus Vespasian visions waking Wotton writers
الصفحة 30 - Methought I heard a voice cry, Sleep no more ! Macbeth does murder sleep, the innocent sleep ; Sleep, that knits up the ravell'd sleave of care, The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast ;— Lady M.
الصفحة 114 - Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up : it stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes; there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his Maker...
الصفحة 114 - Behold, he put no trust in his servants ; And his angels he charged with folly : How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, Whose foundation is in the dust, Which are crushed before the moth 1 They are destroyed from morning to evening : They perish for ever without any regarding it.
الصفحة 111 - And the LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came forth.
الصفحة 113 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up...
الصفحة 109 - I remember I am not alone; and therefore forget not to contemplate him and his attributes, who is ever with me, especially those two mighty ones, his wisdom and eternity.
الصفحة 76 - Which reason, joining or disjoining, frames All what we affirm or what deny, and call Our knowledge or opinion; then retires Into her private cell. When nature rests Oft in her absence mimic Fancy wakes To imitate her; but misjoining shapes, Wild work produces oft, and most in dreams; 111 matching words and deeds long past or late.
الصفحة 117 - Dreams are but interludes, which fancy makes ; When monarch Reason sleeps, this mimic wakes: Compounds a medley of disjointed things, A mob of cobblers, and a court of kings: Light fumes are merry, grosser fumes are sad : Both are the reasonable soul run mad : And many monstrous forms in sleep we see, That neither were, nor are, nor e'er can be.