|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|If ever I did dream of such a matter, abhor me.|
Shakespeare.Othello, Act I. Scene 1. (Iago to Roderigo.)
|And mourn, in lamentation deep,|
How life and love are all a dream.
Burns.The Lament, Verse 1.
|Let fancy still my sense in Lethe steep;|
If it be thus to dream still let me sleep.
Shakespeare.Twelfth Night, Act IV. Scene 1. (Sebastian.)
|And though it be a waking dream,|
Yet let it like an odour rise;
To all the senses here,
And fall like sleep upon their eyes,
Or music in their ear.
Ben Jonson.The Vision of Delight.
|Ill dream no moreby manly mind|
Not even in sleep is will resigned.
My midnight orisons said oer,
Ill turn to rest, and dream no more.
Scott.Lady of the Lake, end of Canto I.