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Early in my childhood I learned that nuts came from the grocer, berries from the fruit man; but before ever that knowledge was mine, in my dreams I picked nuts from trees, or gathered them and ate them from the ground underneath trees, and in the same way I ate berries from vines and bushes.
I had never seen blueberries before, and yet, at the sight of them, there leaped up in my mind memories of dreams wherein I had wandered through swampy land eating my fill of them.
Doubtless thy dream was evil, and yet more evil was the omen of the fire that fell upon thy hut.
First hear the king's dream, O Prince," I said; "then, if thou wilt, kill me, and die.
But now came the most remarkable part of the dream.
Affery, woman,' said Mr Flintwinch, with a friendly grin on his expressive countenance, 'if you ever have a dream of this sort again, it'll be a sign of your being in want of physic.
It wouldn't do for us to have all our dreams fulfilled.
I dream of a home with a hearth-fire in it, a cat and dog, the footsteps of friends -- and YOU
He shadowed forth to himself the vision of a woman, loving and beloved; he cherished it until it became almost as real to him as his own personality and he gave this dream woman the name he liked best-- Alice.
For a moment Jasper Dale believed that his dream love had taken visible form before him.
Why, the dream that I am in Arthur's court -- a person who never existed; and that I am talking to you, who are nothing but a work of the imagination.
and is it a dream that you're to be burned to-morrow?
Thus did Zarathustra relate his dream, and then was silent: for as yet he knew not the interpretation thereof.
Thy life itself interpreteth unto us this dream, O Zarathustra!
Seeing this, and dreading the effect of any violent agitation, I hastened to suggest that we should say no more, for that day, on the subject of her dream.