I see explanation is necessary before I can tell you of the substance of my dreams
. Otherwise, little could you know of the meaning of the things I know so well.
Eight-and-twenty days went by, my father, and on the nine-and- twentieth it befell that Chaka, having dreamed
in his troubled sleep, summoned before him certain women of the kraal, to the number of a hundred or more.
But the incidents of his adventure grew sensibly sharper and clearer under the attrition of thinking them over, and so he presently found himself leaning to the impression that the thing might not have been a dream
, after all.
When Mrs Flintwinch dreamed
, she usually dreamed
, unlike the son of her old mistress, with her eyes shut.
The call of the brook came up through the woods from the valley of birches with all its old allurement; the mellow air was full of the purr of the sea; beyond were fields rimmed by fences bleached silvery gray in the suns of many summers, and long hills scarfed with the shadows of autumnal clouds; with the blowing of the west wind old dreams
If it wasn't for our dreams
they might as well bury us.
Like other girls she had her dreams
of a possible Prince Charming, young and handsome and debonair.
My first thought was, "Well, what an astonishing dream
'By the way, Kitty, if only you'd been really with me in my dream
, there was one thing you WOULD have enjoyed--I had such a quantity of poetry said to me, all about fishes!
Is all that we see or seem But a dream
within a dream
Those who dream
of the banquet, wake to lamentation and sorrow.
A riddle is it still unto me, this dream
; the meaning is hidden in it and encaged, and doth not yet fly above it on free pinions.