Sounds and sweet airs, that give delight, and hurt not. Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices, That, if I then had waked after long sleep, Will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming, The clouds methought would open, and show riches Ready to drop upon me; that, when I waked, I cried to dream again. STE.
Four days will quickly steep themselves in night;
Four nights will quickly dream away the time;...
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I was with Hercules and Cadmus once,
When in a wood of Crete they bay'd the bear...
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'Tis strange my Theseus, that these
lovers speak of.
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But all the story of the night told over,
And all their minds transfigured so together,...
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I love not to see wretchedness o'er charged
And duty in his service perishing.
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He says they can do nothing in this kind.
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Indeed he hath played on his prologue like a child
on a recorder; a sound, but not in government.
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This is the silliest stuff that ever I heard.
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It must be your imagination then, and not theirs.
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I am aweary of this moon: would he would change!
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Well shone, Moon. Truly, the moon shines with a
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Beshrew my heart, but I pity the man.
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How chance Moonshine is gone before Thisbe comes
back and finds her lover?
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