I could not be here after nightfall without feeling as if every walk were answering to unseen feet, as if every tree might be hiding some lovely form, returned to dream over old memories.
The storms were over, the edges and hidden roots had begun to dream of spring, and Arctura had returned to her own room to sleep, when one afternoon she came to the schoolroom and told Donal she had had the terrible dream again.
When he woke not even the shadow of a dream lingered to let him know what he had been dreaming.
What a God to give all her heart to, to long for, to dream of being at home with!
But presently he came to himself like one escaping from torture: a terrible dream was behind him, pulling at the skirts of his consciousness.
Like one in a dream of ancient ruins, creeping through mouldy and low-browed places, he went down once more into the entrails of the house.
That he was not to be damned for the thing he had not done--a thing he had had the misfortune to dream he had done--God never interfering to protect him from the horrible fancy?
If you dream anything nice about me, think I am thinking of you.
If you should dream anything not nice, think something is lying to you about me.
But I must go in--why, I did not know, but I must: the dream itself compelled me.
Dedicated to the Author of "The Soldier's Dream of Home.
Because I can never keep my gravity at you five minutes on end, you must not dream I do not love you very well; I am all love and laughter, every time I cast an eye on you!
O, well, these were the good days, but it is all like a dream that I have seen and then awakened.
If I durst speak to herself, you may be certain I would never dream of trusting it to you; because I know you like the back of my hand, and all your blustering talk is that much wind to me.
Tis better To dream than to own the debasement Of sweet Cicely.
I do not dream for a moment of ranking myself in the class of those who wish to rule.
Why, no one would dreamof entrusting his flocks and herds, his storehouses and barns, or the superintendence of his works to the tender mercies of an intemperate slave.
Considering how seldom I dream, and if I do dream, how seldom the dream concerns anybody else, it is difficult to account for this as a mere coincidence.
People do not hunt in August, or at Versailles, and therefore there was no reason whatever to regard the dream seriously.
At that time I did not see or dream of the connection which no doubt does exist between mathematics and poetry--the connection which made the wise Dryden say that every poet ought to be something of a mathematician.
He would notdream of getting up from his chair if he wanted an extra spoon or fork in a hurry, but would either send one of his children to get it for him or else ring the bell for the butler.
Covenanted mercies are a kind of thing which may do very well at an insurance office or for business purposes, but they are not the mercies one would ever dream of asking for or accepting from an earthly father.
So far, what had happened in that dream country had only mattered to himself.
I can't tell you how happy I am," he was saying; "I shall dream of you all night long.
We can also cite many instances of dreams, in which a person sees a future event with all its particulars, and the dream comes true.
Whenever the Bible speaks of prophecy coming to anyone, it is always through an angel and in a dream or vision, whether this is specifically stated or not.
An example of such a dream is that recorded in Daniel 7, 1.
God spoke to Solomon through Ahiah the Shilonite; at other times he spoke to him in a dream, and when Solomon woke up, he knew it was a dream and not a prophecy.
Statements similar to those of the Prophetical books of the Bible, which were the result of the influence of the Active Intellect and came to the sages in a dream or in the waking state, speaking of the future in an allegorical manner.
Whenever an angel is met in Scripture speaking or communicating with a person, it is always in a dream or vision.
It is merely a dream that comes to a person warning him of danger.
There is a difference in kind between prophecy on the one hand and divination and dream on the other.
A dream is caused by the influence of the Intelligence on the soul in sleep.
Sometimes the information comes to the prophet without the aid of an image, when the reason prevails over the imagination, like the dream of Abraham at the "covenant of the pieces" (Gen.
I didn't get to sleep until almost morning, and then it was to dream that Mr. Pierce was shouting "Hypocrites" to all the people in the sanatorium and threatening to throw glasses of mustard and warm water at them.
Finally, he concluded that if it were all a dream, an illusion, never was a dream or an illusion so like reality.
Three days afterward the official news of peace came; English goods instantly fell one half, and our little Frenchman awoke in horror from his dream of cent.
I am fallen again into the same dream and illusion that happened to me a month ago, and must expect again the bastinado and grated cell at the mad-house.
I assure you, madam, this dreamof mine will be very pleasant to you.
I beseech you, recollect yourself, and you will find it is only a dream which has made this impression on you.
As soon as the sultan awoke, he got up, ran to the queen's apartment, and with much eagerness told her the new dream of that night.
Abou Hassan looking about, and finding himself in the same hall, attributed all he saw and heard to such a dream as he had had before, and greatly feared the dreadful consequences.
The base wretch swore to shut the door after him, but did not, and the devil came in and has turned my brain with this wicked dream of being commander of the faithful, and other phantoms which bewitch my eyes.
It was I whom you saw in a dream in the shape of an old man; I caused you to open the subterraneous place, where the urns and the statues are deposited: I have a great share in all that has befallen you, or rather am the occasion of all.
He had been long married without having issue, when it was intimated to him in a dream that he should have a son, though his life would be but short; at which he was much concerned when he awoke.
At the sight of these glittering objects, Abou Hassan was in the most inexpressible amazement, and looked upon all he saw as a dream; yet a dream he wished it not to be.
But happening to dream for three successive nights that a venerable old man came to him, and, with a severe look, reprimanded him for not having made a pilgrimage to Mecca, he was much troubled.
Pat dared to dream of some day becoming a naturalist.
It would be a hard enough shot at a motionless mark, but to hit a mark moving as swiftly as the fox was now going was more than he dared even dream of doing.
To Alec it meant the realization of a cherished dream which included the ownership of a certain tiny farm.
We sit and rule, and, though we sleep, our dreamwill come to pass.