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of (one's) dreams

That one most desires or has hoped for. I never expected to get married again, but meeting the man of my dreams completely changed my mind. I can't turn down this offer—it's the job of my dreams!
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of your dreams

COMMON If someone or something is the person or thing of your dreams, they are the best you can imagine. Maybe, just maybe, the man of your dreams will walk through that door and into your life tonight. It was in Tunisia that they saw the house of their dreams, the most beautiful dwelling imaginable.
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He was part of my dream, of course--but then I was part of his dream, too
He has meticulously recorded and dissected each of his dreams, and he uses them to introduce advances in dream research.
to feel inadequate in explaining the meaning of his dreams, his abundant
Almost a decade after the annunciatory experience of his dreams, Descartes returned to this use of doubt in a more rigorous manner: in part 3 of the Discourse he dates to the years 1628-29 his formulation of the arguments that led him through a systematic doubt of everything that could be doubted to the Archimedean point of "I think, therefore I am," and from thence to a reconstruction of philosophy.
In the second section of this essay I remarked on the image of psychic overdetermination provided in Descartes's first dream of 10 November 1619 by the wind's attempt to push him into a church in which he had already decided to seek shelter from that same wind; and I commented also on the curious overlap in Descartes's own interpretation of his dreams of his good genius, the evil spirit, and the God who governs the entire episode.
And in so doing it deflects the dreamer from his initial path, meta hodos: almost from the first moment of his dream, then, he is following a "voie detournee.
And maybe they did catch one of his dreams, one of those reign-of-God dreams of what it is going to be like when no one throws stones but embraces the other, when all shall become like a wondering and believing child, when all shall walk the extra mile and turn the other cheek and give the shirt and coat as well, when all will forgive 7 times 70 times.