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Quotes of DREAM from The Aeneid by Virgil

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Look, for all the cloud that now veils thy gaze and dulls mortal vision with damp encircling mist, I will rend from before thee.
Virgil
The Aeneid, BOOK SECOND   Context
Thrice there was I fain to lay mine arms round her neck; thrice the vision I vainly clasped fled out of my hands, even as the light breezes, or most like to fluttering sleep.
Virgil
The Aeneid, BOOK SECOND   Context
Over the green squares of the fields and the low curve of a wood there rose in the distance a gray, melancholy hill, with a strange jagged summit, dim and vague in the distance, like some fantastic landscape in a dream.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall   Context
Never in the delirious dream of a disordered brain could anything more savage, more appalling, more hellish be conceived than that dark form and savage face which broke upon us out of the wall of fog.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles   Context
Nature subdued must yield in the combat, the dream must succeed to reality, and then the dream reigns supreme, then the dream becomes life, and life becomes the dream.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
It seemed to Franz that he closed his eyes, and in a last look about him saw the vision of modesty completely veiled; and then followed a dream of passion like that promised by the Prophet to the elect.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
He advanced several paces towards the point whence the light came, and to all the excitement of his dream succeeded the calmness of reality.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
It seemed, however, even in the very face of open day, that at least a year had elapsed since all these things had passed, so deep was the impression made in his mind by the dream, and so strong a hold had it taken of his imagination.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
Thus every now and then he saw in fancy amid the sailors, seated on a rock, or undulating in the vessel, one of the shadows which had shared his dream with looks and kisses.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
If we were not forced to entertain a parcel of country boobies because they think and vote with us, we should never dream of dining at home, I assure you.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 39. The Guests   Context
But touching these Spanish affairs, I think that the baroness did not dream the whole of the Don Carlos matter.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects   Context
But as this dream cannot be realized, since Mademoiselle Danglars must become my lawful wife, live perpetually with me, sing to me, compose verses and music within ten paces of me, and that for my whole life, it frightens me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 68. A Summer Ball   Context
Inured as men may be to danger, forewarned as they may be of peril, they understand, by the fluttering of the heart and the shuddering of the frame, the enormous difference between a dream and a reality, between the project and the execution.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 82. The Burglary   Context
Andrea, surrounded by his friends, complimented, flattered, beginning to believe in the reality of his dream, was almost bewildered.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 96. The Contract   Context
My position is like that of a person wounded in a dream; he feels the wound, though he cannot recollect when he received it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 113. The Past   Context
But passing his hand across his forehead as if to dispel his revery, he rang the bell twice and Bertuccio entered.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 85. The Journey   Context
Mercedes opened the door of the study and had disappeared before he had recovered from the painful and profound revery into which his thwarted vengeance had plunged him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview   Context
Evening came, and Edmond saw the island tinged with the shades of twilight, and then disappear in the darkness from all eyes but his own, for he, with vision accustomed to the gloom of a prison, continued to behold it last of all, for he remained alone upon deck.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
It seemed to Franz that he closed his eyes, and in a last look about him saw the vision of modesty completely veiled; and then followed a dream of passion like that promised by the Prophet to the elect.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
The vision had fled; and as if the statues had been but shadows from the tomb, they had vanished at his waking.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
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