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  • noun Obsolete spelling of dream.


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  • After he awaked out of sléepe, and had called his dreame to remembrance, he first doubted whether it were a verie dreame, or a true vision, the goddes hauing spoken to him with liuelie voice.

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (2 of 8) Raphael Holinshed

  • Which I desir'd, and got, t'was but a dreame of thee.

    Archive 2006-05-01 StyleyGeek 2006

  • And the mother her selfe remembring how kindely Adriano had used her (a fortune not expected by her before:) was more then halfe of the minde, that she did then dreame also, while she was waking.

    The Decameron 2004

  • Afterward, other courses were taken, for the continuance of this begun pleasure with Nicholetta, who made her mother beleeve, that Panuccio did nothing else but dreame.

    The Decameron 2004

  • In troth, replyed Maso, the miles are hardly to be numbred, for the most part of them, we travell when we are nightly in our beddes, and if a man dreame right; he may be there upon a sudden.

    The Decameron 2004

  • And to prevent thy dying of this disease, a dreame this night hath acquainted me with the principall occasion of thy sickenesse, to wit extraordinary affection to a young

    The Decameron 2004

  • It was a generall opinion in the whole Joviall Companie, that whatsoever Talano saw in his sleepe, was not anie dreame, but rather a vision: considring, every part thereof fell out so directly, without the lest failing.

    The Decameron 2004

  • No my Lord, replyed Pyrrhus, I dreame not a jot, neither do you, or my

    The Decameron 2004

  • The dreame already recounted in the last Novell, doth minister matter to me, to make report of another Tale, wherein mention is made of two severall dreames; which divined as well what was to ensue, as the other did what had hapned before.

    The Decameron 2004

  • Adriano had confirmed: he was verily perswaded, that Panuccio spake in a dreame all this while: And to make it the more constantly apparant, Panuccio (being now growne wiser by others example) lay talking and blundring to himselfe, even as if dreames or perturbations of the minde did much molest him, with strange distractions in franticke manner.

    The Decameron 2004


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