Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.
Dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy, They have a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being. Byron.The Dream, Line 5. 1
Led by those waking Dreams of Thought, That warm the young unpractisd breast. Langhorne.Owen of Carron, Verse 19. 2
Like the dreams, Children of night, of indigestion bred. Churchill.The Candidate, Line 784. 3
But if, as morning rises, dreams are true. Dante.Inferno, Canto XXVI. Line 7. Ben Jonson.Love Restored, a song. Bruce.Elegy, written in Spring, Verse 19. 4
A vision after midnight, when dreams are true. Horace.Book I. Sat. 10. Page 179. Bohns Ed. by Buckley. 5
Towards dawn, the lamp now flickering, (at the time when true visions are wont to be seen.) Ovid.Epi. XIX, page 219, Bohns Ed. by Riley. 6
Like the dream That oertook me at my waking hour, This morn; and dreams they say are then divine. Dryden.Don Sebastian, Act IV. Scene 1. 7 At break of day, when dreams, they say, are true. Dryden.The Spanish Friar, Act III. Scene 2. 8