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" We are somewhat more than ourselves in our sleeps, and the slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason, and our waking conceptions do not match the fancies of our sleeps. "
The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Religio medici. Pseudodoxia epidemica - Page 106
by Sir Thomas Browne - 1904
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 6

Joseph Addison, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay, Richard Hurd - English literature - 1883
...sleeps, and the slumber of the body seeins to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason ; and our waking...not match the fancies of our sleeps. At my nativity uiy ascendant was the watery sign of Seorpius : I was born in the planetary hour of Saturn, and, I...
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Poems, Plays and Miscellaneous Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1885 - 408 pages
...tailor ! "At my nativity," snys Sir Thomas Browne, "my ascendant was the earthly sign of Scorpins ; I was born in the planetary hour of Saturn, and I think I have a piece of that leaden planet in me." One would think that he were anatomising a tailor 1 save that to the hitter's occupation, methinks,...
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The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 7

Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1886
...pride in his achievements. Like other great men of his time, Browne believed in planetary influence : ' At my nativity my ascendant was the watery sign of...think I have a piece of that leaden planet in me." He is not ' disposed for the mirth and galliardise of company,' yet in one dream he can compose a whole...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Urn Burial, Christian Morals, and Other ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1886 - 262 pages
...sleeps ; and the slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason ; and our waking...At my nativity, my ascendant was the watery sign of Scorpio. I v was born in the planetary hour of Saturn, and I think I v have a piece of that leaden...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...our sleeps; and the slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of rom the fire, he feels that there is such a thing...forget at home. All this while he deserts his wife Scorpio. I was born in the planetary hour of Saturn, and I think I have a piece of that leaden planet...
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Faith made easy: or what to believe, and why. A popular statement of the ...

James Henry Potts - Apologetics - 1888 - 546 pages
...Browne say: "The slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason ; and our waking conceptions do not match the fancies of our sleep." The education of our intellectual faculties is a prominent part of self-culture. We thus enlarge...
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Religio Medici

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1839 - 192 pages
...sleeps, and the slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the litigation of sense, but the liberty of reason, and our •waking...planetary hour of Saturn, and I think I have a piece of the leaden planet in me. I am no way facetious, nor disposed for the mirth and galliardize of company...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations, English - 1889 - 701 pages
...our sleeps: and the slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason; and our waking conceptions do not match the fancies of our sleeps. 1206 Sir Thomas Browne : Religio Medici. Pt. ii. Sec. 11. A dream itself is but a shadow. 1207 Shakespeare...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations, English and Latin: With an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1889 - 899 pages
...our sleeps; and the slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason; and our waking conceptions do not match the fancies of our sleeps. a. Sir THOMAS BROWNE — Helirtio Medici. Pt. II. Sec. 11. We term sleep a death ; and yet it is waking...
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Selections from the Spectator

Kenneth Deighton - English essays - 1892 - 220 pages
...our sleeps, and the slumber of the body seems to be but the waking of the soul. It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason ; and our waking...nativity my ascendant was the watery sign of Scorpius ; I 20 was born in the planetary hour of Saturn, and I think I have a piece of that leaden planet in me....
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