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" ... the madman : the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt : The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven ; And, as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's... "
The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed - Page 105
by William Shakespeare - 1825 - 896 pages
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Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love

Jill Line - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 192 pages
...imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. Such tricks...imagining some fear, How easy is a bush suppos'da bear! 5.1.2-22 Theseus speaks truly when he says that the lover sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt, for...
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